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Outdoor Scotland November 17, 2015

Scottish Place Names Quiz #4

Can you name a Scottish place by deciphering the pictures below? (…and can you spell it?)     Give your answer in the comments! Correct answers revealed on Friday. Pic Credits: […]

Outdoor Scotland November 17, 2015

Scottish Place Names Quiz #5

Can you name a Scottish place by deciphering the picture below? (…and can you spell it?)     Give your answer in the comments!   Pic Credits: Shutterstock

Recipes November 9, 2015

Festive Feast Recipe

As winter draws in our diet focuses on nourishing, heart-warming meals, but, as Carole Fitzgerald is keen to demonstrate, this doesn’t have to mean slaving away over the stove all […]

Culture November 3, 2015

Setting The Scenes

We’re almost at the end of our tour with Scottish Opera’s Cosi fan tutte! With one week to go, I thought I’d give you an insight into the backstage workings […]

Culture October 27, 2015

Making a NOISE!

An exciting new opera experience is about to hit the Scottish stage Hirda is a new opera for Shetland commissioned and produced by New Opera In Scotland Events and involves […]

Culture October 19, 2015

Away From The Stage…

Welcome to week three of the Scottish Opera Tour blog, behind the scenes with Così fan tutte! Today’s post comes to you from Wick and my musings will be primarily […]

Culture October 19, 2015

The Haunting of Ringcroft

From our archives, here is a suitably suspicious Hallowe’en story of the unexplained and supernatural… Readers will of course form their own conclusions as to the nature and origin of […]

Culture October 14, 2015

Life At The Water’s Edge

The peaceful Tay estuary is in reality a very busy place that Jim Crumley never gets tired of visiting Kingoodie at low tide on a cold afternoon of stillness and sunlight is […]

Culture October 12, 2015

The Headless Horseman

Hallowe’en is fast approaching so in the spirit of the season, we’ve dug deep into our archives for the best Scottish ghost stories, and here’s the first one… I first […]

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