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Scotland General Election 2010
The UK General Election and Scotland - new leaders, new government, new Scotland?
Scottish - English English - Scottish Book Review
This book is a pocket sized introduction to common Scottish words and terms - a great gift for those interested in Scottish culture.
When you think of famous Scottish actors, who springs to mind? This article highlights ten Scottish actors who have made a name for themselves far beyond the borders of their original home.
Scottish Actors - Fact or Fiction?
Scottish actors have appeared in a range of high-profile futuristic /fantasy films and programmes including Dr Who. Star Wars, the X-Files, The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe and the Harry Potter films.
Scotland has seven cities. Edinburgh, Stirling, Perth, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness climb Scotland’s eastern shores. Glasgow, to the west, is a gateway to some of the country’s wild and beautiful western islands.
Scottish Desserts and Sweets
Scottish deserts are often rich and highly calorific. This article describes some of the famous desserts/sweets associated with Scotland.
Mainland Scotland is surrounded on three sides by sea. Scotland’s islands have historically been populated by inhabitants who were largely self sufficient. Thus fishing has always been a major Scottish pastime – whilst a popular leisure pursuit now, it has often been crucial for survival.
Arran, Barra, Fair Isle, Iona, Lewis and St Kilda – six of the wealth of islands Scotland has to explore. Each island has a distinct character; some have sizeable communities and easy transport links, others are largely deserted.
Scottish Music Festivals
Music is a part of Scotland’s soul, the heartbeat of the land. This article features a few of the highly popular music festivals which take place in Scotland, from Celtic Connections to Rockness.
Oats have been a staple Scottish food for centuries. They can survive harsh climates and be cooked simply and easily to provide food to nourish a family. Classic Scottish dishes that use oats include brose, cranachan, haggis and porridge.
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