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Culture July 4, 2017

Jacobite Exhibition!

The National Museum put the spotlight on Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites   Wielding a plastic sword in one hand whilst trying to take a selfie with the other, […]

Culture June 20, 2017

Speaking Scots | A Blate Cat…

  Not late, or belated, but blate, another guid Scots word – and a useful one at that!   It means shy, bashful, timid or unpromising and, when applied to crops, backward. […]

Culture June 7, 2017

Distillery Dash Raises 10k

  A unique collection of whisky from the Great Whisky Distillery Challenge Raffle has raised an incredible amount for charity   More than £10,755 was raised in the raffle for international […]

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 […]

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