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Highland Fling - by Joan Jaffe (Part One)

We were bound to have trouble in Customs with the muesli, Dick predicted, and maybe the half jar of jam and the 47 teabags; but I said they were souvenirs and I would relive our Scottish breakfasts each time I used them. The ... read more

Highland Fling - by Joan Jaffe (Part Two)

The charm of hiking in the Highlands is the other side of the difficulty: that is, the mostly trackless walks, the obscure destinations only intimated by vague directions, the signless treasures sleeping quietly in remote glen... read more

Lakes & Lochs of the Trossachs Region

Often referred to with the affectionate moniker of “the highlands in miniature”, the Trossachs region of Scotland offers much of the natural beauty and exciting history of Scotland as a whole; simply condensed into one com... read more

Bathgate's History at the Bennie Museum

Visitors to Bathgate in West Lothian will find loads of interesting information on the history of the town at the Bennie Museum, situated in two restored cottages on Mansefield Street. The origins of the town date back to the ... read more

Stroll Through the Beatrix Potter Garden in Birnam

Situated in the Perthshire village of Birnam, the Beatrix Potter Garden pays tribute to the 19th century author and illustrator of children's books that continue to entertain little ones around the world today. Her stories hav... read more

Scotland Discussions

Regarding your response to my post The poster you quote made only 2 posts back in 2005. :) I noticed a post hadn't been made since 2005, but I also noticed a response to their re...By CathyKidd56

Yet another American woman 53 Hello I'm from NW Washington state US about 60 miles/97 km south of the Canadian province of British Columbia. I own my home on about 5 acres and...By AnnW

I'm related to the William Kidd that you are talking about. I am interested in communicating with Kidd Family members. Looking for decendants of William Kidd jr and Elizabeth Nethercote ( 1560's -1650's). ...By CathyKidd56

William Kidd and Elizabeth Nethercoate are my 9th grandparents I'm just now seeing this thread and I'm excited about it. William Kidd II and Elizabeth Nethercoate are my 9th grandparents. Their son Thomas tra...By CathyKidd56

Hello from North West Washington state! Happy to have found this forum. Traveling to the UK next summer and have always wanted to explore Scotland. Having Shaw clan roots, I'd like to s...By AnnW

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