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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

Writing a Novel! I'm currently writing a novel, and the setting is Scotland. I've been doing research on Scottish folklore and mythology, such as the Wulver, but I ...By TJHerriot

Hello from Florida!! Well. This is my first time using this site, so here goes!!! I'm a 24 year old female living in Tampa, Florida. I've always had an interest in Euro...By shana.b

Chance to save the day=Citizens' Direct Democracy Originally Posted by iniref "No, we are saying that the electorate should have the right to select important issues for public debate and bind...By iniref

Long lost friend Wondering if anyone can help me.I am looking for an old friend Called Aileen Duffy.We met when she moved to Louth in Lincolnshire in about 1986.All...By aileend

Aussie girl headed to Edinburgh in 2015 Hi! My name's Hettie, I'm 32, and I'm from Australia's 'Sunshine city', Brisbane. I'm going to be heading to Edinburgh in September next year as...By Hettie

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