Kings-Queens of Scotland. John.

12 January 2024 · 0

John Balliol or John de Balliol (c. 1249 – late 1314), known derisively as Toom Tabard (meaning ’empty coat’), was King of Scots from 1292 to 1296....

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Infamous Scots. Sonny leitch

10 January 2024 · 0

William “Sonny” Leitch, also known as the Saughton Harrier and Danger Man, is a retired Scottish career criminal. Leitch was born...

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Famous Scots. Sir John Clerk.

9 January 2024 · 0

Sir John Clerk 2nd Baronet (c. 1676 – 4 October 1755) was a Scottish politician, lawyer, judge and composer. He was...

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My Poetry. A New Year.

8 January 2024 · 0

In the hush of night, a countdown begins,A chapter closing, as the new year wins.A canvas blank, awaiting...

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Scottish Architecture. Clava Cairn.

7 January 2024 · 0

The Clava cairn is a type of Bronze Age circular chamber tomb cairn, named after the group of three cairns at Balnuaran of Clava, to...

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Scottish Towns-Cities. Kilwinning.

4 January 2024 · 0

Kilwinning (/kɪlˈwɪnɪŋ/, Scots: Kilwinnin; Scottish Gaelic: Cill D’Fhinnein) is a town in North Ayrshire, Scotland. It is on the River Garnock, north of Irvine, about 21 miles...

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Scottish Battles. Bauds.

3 January 2024 · 0

Battle of Bauds was a battle fought in 962 in an area known as the Bauds, south of Findochty and west...

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Infamous Scots. William McCoy.

31 December 2023 · 2

The complement of HMS Bounty, the Royal Navy ship on which a historic mutiny occurred in the south Pacific on 28 April 1789, comprised 46 men...

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Famous Scots. Stephen Brand.

30 December 2023 · 2

Steven Brand is a Scottish actor. His feature debut was The Scorpion King (2002), where he portrayed Memnon. He has had...

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Scottish Mysteries. Washing up.

28 December 2023 · 2

WASHING UP The bean-nighe (or “washerwoman”) spirit is considered to be an omen of death in Scotland. She is found...

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My Poetry. Merry Christmas.

20 December 2023 · 11

In a land adorned with snow so white,Underneath the stars’ soft, twinkling light,A tale unfolds on this magical...

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OOR WULLIE. Christmas.

18 December 2023 · 1

In this week’s saga auld baubles, tinsel, lights, an’ trees — hae surprisin’ uses, as Wullie soon sees!...

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The Broons. Christmas.

17 December 2023 · 0

In this week’s saga the faimily cannae quite agree, on the best kind o’ Christmas tree. Facebook welcome.

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Scottish Bands-Music. Texas.

16 December 2023 · 2

Formed in 1986 in Glasgow, Texas are a Scottish pop-rock band known primarily for the stunning vocal talents...

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Famous Scots.William Beardmore.

15 December 2023 · 3

William Beardmore 1st Baron Invernairn, DL (16 October 1856 – 9 April 1936), known as Sir William Beardmore, Bt, between 1914...

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Infamous Scots. Sheila Garvie.

14 December 2023 · 2

Maxwell Garvie was a Scottish farmer and businessman who was murdered in 1968, in “one of the most infamous murders in...

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Scottish Towns-Cities. Banff.

6 December 2023 · 0

Banff, ancient royal burgh (town), Aberdeenshire council area, historic county of Banffshire, northeastern Scotland. It is a North Sea port and lies on the...

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