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How Old Do You Expect To Be When You Die?
Do you expect your children to live longer than you? Do you know the average life expectancy in your country, city or town?
How To Bag A Munro
The latest Scottish Culture article is about how to "bag" (climb) a munro - one of the 283 mountains over 3,000 feet high in Scotland.
Iain Banks died in June 2013, around three months after gaining a diagnosis of terminal cancer. This prolific author wrote both mainstream and science fiction novels and gained huge followings of loyal fans.
Ian Rankin, author of the highly successful Inspector Rebus novels, roots his writing in Scottish places and culture.
Inverness - Highland City
Inverness, with a population of around 65,000, is the northernmost city in Scotland. It provides a great base for visiting other areas of the Highlands and gaining a glimpse of magnificent, imposing, sometimes desolate Scottish Highland scenery.
James VI of Scotland
James VI of Scotland, son of Mary Queen of Scots, achieved where his mother had failed - he gained the English throne, and in doing so gained an additional title - James I of England.
Jim Hewitsons Scottish Miscellany - Book Review
This book provides a fascinating, varied colleciton of information about Scotland. It is accurate in parts, controversial in others, often extremely funny. A great source of light relief for those who enjoy Scotland.
Jocky Wilson - Darts Supremo
Jocky Wilson died, aged 62 and two days, on 24 March 2012. Jocky lived and played hard, and as a premiere darts player is remembered for his love of life and mastery of his sport.
John Barleycorn - Robert Burns
John Barleycorn is an ancient tale, brought to life in Robert Burns' poem of the same name, detailing the life and tragic death of a character who warms the blood and spirit of many a Scot...
John Barrowman, born in Scotland, is best known for his appearances in Dr Who and Torchwood. An all round entertainer Barrowman also sings, dances and presents TV shows.
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