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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

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Gibson Hello, searching for my 6x Gr. Grandfather Alexander Gibson from the Closeburn area of Dumfriesshire. Have found childrens' birth records and from ...By Canontario

Katie from the US Hi, there :) Will you still be in Scotland next spring? I am studying abroad in Dalkeith next spring. -Katie :)By KatiefromUS19

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help needed from gaelic speakers to name my house Hello! I'm a Cameron living in Canada, and want to name my 150 year old stone house that sits atop a small hill. I've found the words Taigh Cnoc a...By marymax99

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