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Ian Rankin, author of the highly successful Inspector Rebus novels, roots his writing in Scottish places and culture.
Gillian McKeith has had a huge following over the years and her championing of a healthy lifestyle has helped a huge number of people lose weight and/or develop healthier eating habits.
Heartland by John MacKay Book Review
Heartland by John MacKay is a deep, beautiful gem of a book about a man's return to his Hebridean island roots.
Scottish Potato Dishes
Scots use potatoes (tatties) in creative and versatile ways. This article looks at some traditional Scottish potato dishes.
A Wee Guide To Robert The Bruce Book Review
A Wee Guide To Robert The Bruce, by Duncan Jones and Alison L. Rae, is one of a series of short books celebrating Scotland's history. Concise and entertaining, I found this book a really good read.
Gordon Ramsay, a chef and restaurenteur born in Scotland, is famous the world over for his firey temperament and business acumen.
Scottish Desserts and Sweets
Scottish deserts are often rich and highly calorific. This article describes some of the famous desserts/sweets associated with Scotland.
Ramsay MacDonald - First Labour Prime Minister
Ramsay MacDonald, first Labour Prime Minister, was born and brought up in Scotland. He presided over a troubled time in UK politics, and was in some ways a man ahead of his time.
Susan Boyle - Scottish Singing Sensation
Susan Boyle shot to fame with her audition on Britain's Got Talent. Her performance of "I Dreamed A Dream" from Les Misearbles gained worldwide acclaim.
The Eagle of the Ninth - Book Review
The Eagle of the Ninth, a book published in 1954 by Rosemary Sutcliffe, has been the inspiration for the 2011 film The Eagle starring Channing Tatum. Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland. This article reviews the book.
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