Q-Aye 2.4! – More Scottish Facts

The second round of our essential weird and wonderful Scottish facts – part 4

 

 

Lady MacBeth’s Christian name was Gruoch!

 

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Because of the Celtic colouring inherited from her Scottish mum,
actress Julianne Moore’s childhood nickname was “Freckle Face Strawberry”. She has now turned the name she hated into a series of best-selling children’s books.

 

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle died in his garden, whilst holding a flower. His last words were to his wife – “You are wonderful.”

 

Tom Hanks often uses the pseudonym, Harry Lauder when booking hotel rooms.

 

In 2007 Scotland spent £125,000 devising a new national slogan. The winning entry was, “Welcome to Scotland.”

 

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