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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

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, […]

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 February 8, 2016

Q-Aye – Valentine Edition Part 2

Romantic (and some not so romantic) Scottish Facts for St Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day used to be an excuse for youngsters to go round begging for sweets, money or fruit, […]

Culture January 20, 2016

Q-Aye – Burns Edition

Mair facts about the Bard himself and his influence around the world…   6. Burns body was exhumed in 1815 to be placed in a new mausoleum in Dumfries. Whilst […]

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