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The Scottish Crossbill – Endemic to Scotland

With the spectacular pine forests of the Scottish Highlands as their home, Scottish crossbills are the only known endemic bird species in the whole of the United Kingdom. In fact, they are believed to be the only endemic verte... read more

Visit the Fascinating Folly at Dunmore

Located between the villages of Dunmore and Airth, in the Falkirk Council area of Scotland, is a most unusual 18th century building dubbed the Dunmore Pineapple. The building with its large pineapple-shaped cupola forms part o... read more

A Tribute to Old Tom Morris

With the prestigious Ryder Cup set to take place on the PGA Centenary Course at the Gleneagles Hotel near Auchterarder in Perthshire on 26-28 September 2014, it seems fitting to pay tribute to the man widely considered to be... read more

Examining Religion at Glasgow's St Mungo Museum

Named in honor of the patron saint of Glasgow, the St Mungo Museum is housed in a Scottish baronial style building which was built in 1989 by Ian Begg. The majestic stone and mortar structure was designed in keeping with the a... read more

Travel by Steamer on Scotland's Waterways

Built by Glasgow-based shipbuilders A&J Inglis, and launched in October 1946, the PS Waverley has an interesting history, and today offers leisurely trips to a variety of spectacular destinations along the waterways of Scotlan... read more

Scotland Discussions

Not an experienced geneologist, yet! So far my Google searches give me lots of web pages wanting me to spend money on their products. What I'm trying to do is real research. I am n...By Kat Lakie

Surname: Lakie, Lechie or other spellings Hello all, I'm in Australia and trying to find the Clan my Scottish ancestors belong to. My GGG Grandfather was a ship's Captain named Charle...By Kat Lakie

Surname: Lakie, Lechie or other spellings Hello everyone, I'm in Australia, I have ancestors from Arbroath with the name Lakie, there are also alternative spellings such as Lechie. I...By Kat Lakie

Salmond What do people think of Salmond. I think he's a bully. He didn't answer questions on key issues for health, education, borders and currency. He ...By dundeej

american woman would like to meet Scottish man Hello, I am a 35 year old American woman, looking to meet a Scottish man. I know, another one lol I am warm and loving, funny, outgoing, and I l...By AmyLy

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