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Cailleach - Wise Woman
The Cailleach, the wise woman. has many faces...
A Child's Garden of Verses - Book Review
A Child’s Garden of Verses is a small poetry collection by Robert Louis Stevenson, author of Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. The poems, written by a parent, have spoken to generations of children, capturing imagination and sending readers to far off lands.
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.
Scotland's creation and early history, before written records began.
Born in 1835 in Dunfermline, Andrew Carnegie spent much of his life in America where he became one of the richest men in the world, donating more money to good causes than most people would ever earn.
Andy Murray Wins Wimbledon
On 7 July 2013 Andy Murray made history by becoming the first British man in 77 years to win Wimbledon.
Annie Lennox, Scottish singing legend, was recognised in the recent New Year's Honours list for her charity work with AIDS.
Auld Lang Syne
Auld Lang Syne, often attributed to Robert Burns, is a song most frequently sung to welcome the New Year and commemorate Robert Burns at the end of Burns Night celebrations on 25 January.
Bagpipes in Scotland
Bagpipes - historical and cultural traditions in Scotland. The differences between oral and notated piping music. Allan Macdonald's research into bagpipe music.
Book Review - Roots of Stone
Subtitled "The Story of those who Came Before" Roots of Stone by Hugh G Allison tells the history of both a country and a family over 2,000 years.
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