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Outdoor Scotland February 16, 2018

Q-Aye 2 – More Scottish Facts!

Gayle’s back with another round of essential weird and wonderful Scottish facts. Put yourself to the test – how many do you know?   Scottish explorer Joseph Thomson used false teeth and […]

Culture February 15, 2018

Q-Aye 3! – The Weird and Wonderful

The third round of our essential weird and wonderful Scottish facts – part 1   In Vancouver, Canada, they celebrate Chinese Burns Night! Burns Night and the Chinese New Year […]

Culture February 14, 2018

Opera Highlights

Equipped with a piano, a suitcase full of music and a sense of adventure, the Scottish Opera team is ready for a journey of operatic proportions…   Last year Scottish […]

Culture February 14, 2018

Back On The Road!

Original cast member William Morgan is glad to be back on a second tour of Opera Highlights   This is the first time Scottish Opera have ever “revived” an Opera Highlights […]

Culture February 14, 2018

Q-Aye – Burns Edition

As we brush up on our Tam O’Shanter and get those neeps mashed up for Burns Night, here are a few little-known facts about the bard and his influence around […]

Culture February 8, 2018

Q-Aye – Valentine Edition

Romantic (and some… not quite so romantic) Scottish Facts for St Valentine’s Day   A small wooden box bearing the message, ‘Corpus Valentini Martyris’ or ‘Body of St Valentine’ has […]

Culture February 1, 2018

Q-Aye 3! – More Scottish Facts

The third round of our essential weird and wonderful Scottish facts – part 2   Edinburgh has more statues of animals than it does of women. Statues of bears, dogs, […]

Heritage January 25, 2018

Burns, Set In Stone

Memorials to the Bard exist all around the world   MANY years ago I met with members of the Atlanta St Andrews Society in Georgia, USA. They told me how, […]

Culture January 19, 2018

An Homage To Burns

In 1796 Scotland mourned the death of Robert Burns, and so too did The Scots Magazine, dedicating six pages to his obituary. Here is its final message…   Upon the whole, we […]

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