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Culture June 5, 2017

Speaking Scots | Sneck The Door

SOME Scots words can have more than one meaning or may be applied to different things…   One such word is a ‘sneck’ usually given to a door-latch or small […]

Culture May 15, 2017

Speaking Scots | Sonsie

Lucky to some…   HOPE your first-fits at Hogmanay are all sonsie this year, that’s to say bring you good luck—nae reid heids or flat-fitters among them, which would be […]

Culture April 18, 2017

Scotland In Six

Celebrate Scotland’s UNESCO Sites On World Heritage Day   April 18 is #WorldHeritageDay and across the globe heritage sites and promoting awareness of the vast diversity of humanity’s cultural heritage. In Scotland we’re […]

Culture April 12, 2017

Scots Radio Speaks Out

Global recognition for Scots-speaking radio station   A small online radio station that is presented in Scots and features language spoken “fae Shetland tae the Borders and athin in atween”, […]

Culture March 23, 2017

Dundee Instameet Gallery

Our top images of a grand day out at the city’s second annual meetings of Instagrammers!   Click the images above to scroll through our Top 20!   On March 11, […]

Culture March 16, 2017

What’s Your Heritage?

The Historic Environment Scotland want to hear what heritage means to you   When you think about where you live, what are the places and buildings that are important to […]

Recipes February 21, 2017

Mountain Cafe Recipe

Kirsten Gilmour has compiled a few of her best Mountain Cafe recipes into a much-longed-for cook book, and we’ve secured a fewto share with you!   In our March issue, Garry […]

Recipes February 17, 2017

Whisky Fruit Cake Recipe

Kirsten Gilmour at Aviemore’s Mountain Cafe has launched a much-longed-for cook book, and we’ve secured a few recipes from it!   In our March issue, Garry tests out the Mountain Cafe’s breakfast […]

Outdoor Scotland February 5, 2017

Q-Aye 2.3 – More Scottish Facts

The second round of our essential weird and wonderful Scottish facts – part 3   In the ninth-century, Ireland was known as Scotia and Scotland was called Albania.   Angus […]

Culture January 14, 2017

John Muir Way Awarded Great Trail Status

The John Muir Way, running from Helensburgh to Dunbar, has officially been recognised as one of Scotland’s Great Trails   Only three years after it was established, the John Muir […]

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