• robert the bruce

    Robert the “bruce”

    Robert I (11 July 1274 – 7 June 1329), popularly known as Robert the Bruce (Medieval Gaelic: Roibert a Briuis; modern Scottish Gaelic: Raibeart Brus; Norman French: Robert de Brus or Robert de Bruys; Early Scots: Robert Brus; Latin: Robertus Brussius), was King of Scotland from 1306 […]

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    Famous Scots. Rona Anderson.

    Rona Anderson (3 August 1926 – 23 July 2013) was a Scottish stage, film, and television actress. She appeared in TV series and on the stage and films throughout the 1950s. She appeared in […]

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    flooding. when will it end?

    As we witness the weather, and even some snow People protecting Their homes and now have to go, Waters rising day by day Barriers useless amongst the foray, Boats to […]

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    famous scots. William Balfour baikie

    Baikie was born at Kirkwall, Orkney, eldest son of Captain John Baikie, R.N. He studied medicine at Edinburgh, and, on obtaining his M.D. degree, joined the Royal Navy in 1848. He early attracted the notice of Sir Roderick […]

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    Scottish Traditional Music.

    Hey folks, enjoyed the last presentation of music, here is more, enjoy. Scotland is internationally known for its traditional music. Scottish music is a significant aspect of the nation’s culture. […]

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    Scottish Music. “Dance of life.”

    Hey Friends. Hope you enjoyed the last piece, here is a beautiful piece called “Dance of Life” Enjoy.

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    Scottish Music.

    Scotland is renowned for its Music, here is a taster. enjoy.

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  • Germany

    THE WORLD IS GOING MAD. STABBING IN LONDON.

    What is happening, folks? first, there is some nut in Germany killing, innocent Turkish People, then we have another one stabbing someone in a Mosque of all places? in London. […]

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  • UK

    The end of a free ride.

    Hi folks, hope you are well. This morning the Government of the UK announced its new Immigration Policy and the actions they will be taking to tackle it. Like many […]

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  • aus

    A voice from the past.

    Upon waking this morning I heard a voice from the past World War II fighting A War that did last… It was the voice in the movie theatre Showed our […]

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    Famous Scots. Sir Sean Connery.

    Sir Thomas Sean Connery CBE (born 25 August 1930) is a Scottish retired actor and producer, who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards (one being a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award), and three Golden Globes, including […]

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    Scottish Inventors, Robert Watson Watt.

    Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt,[a] KCB, FRS, FRAeS (13 April 1892 – 5 December 1973) was a British pioneer of radio direction finding and radar technology. Watt began his career in radio physics with a job at the Met Office, […]

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    When you just can’t accept the answer NO.

    Shamima Begum, pleads once more for the UK to accept her back? showing off a British Cushion cover in the background of her Tent in a Syria Camp. I am […]

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    Famous Scots William Adams.

    William Adam (1689 – 24 June 1748) was a Scottish architect, mason, and entrepreneur. He was the foremost architect of his time in Scotland, designing and building numerous country houses and public buildings, […]

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    Infamous Scots. Rob Roy MacGregor.

    Rob Roy was born at Glengyle, at the head of Loch Katrine, as recorded in the baptismal register of Buchanan, Stirling. His parents were Donald Glas MacGregor and Margaret Campbell. He was also descended […]

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    Infamous Scots. Deacon Brodie.

    William Brodie (28 September 1741 – 1 October 1788), often known by his title of Deacon Brodie, was a Scottish cabinet-maker, deacon of a trades guild, and Edinburgh city councillor, who maintained a secret life as a housebreaker, partly […]

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    Infamous Scots. Gilbert Balfour.

    Gilbert Balfour lived from about 1520 to 1576. He served as Sheriff of Orkney and is chiefly remembered for his building of Noltland Castle on Westray and his involvement in two notable murders, of Cardinal […]

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    Infamous Scots. John Gow.

    John Gow (c. 1698–11 June 1725)was a notorious pirate whose short career was immortalised by Charles Johnson in A General History of the Pyrates. Little is known of his life, except an account by Daniel Defoe, which […]

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    Infamous Scots. “Sawney” Bean.

    Alexander “Sawney” Bean was said to be the head of a 45-member clan in Scotland in the 16th century who were reportedly executed for the mass murder and cannibalization of over 1000 people. The story […]

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    Not allowed an opinion?

    Hey folks, hope you are all good. Nowadays not a lot of things make me angry, except maybe running out of milk at night and not having a cuppa the […]

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    A red red rose. Robert Burns.

    O my Luve is like a red, red rose   That’s newly sprung in June;O my Luve is like the melody   That’s sweetly played in tune. So fair art thou, my bonnie lass,   So […]

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  • Weird People do Weird Things.

    Set the scene, we have just had a battering storm in this Country, Ciara, a storm that caused lots of damage and a few deaths by accident, people were flooded […]

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  • gaelic

    The Kingdom of the Gaels.

    The Gaels gave Scotland its name from ‘Scoti’, a racially derogatory term used by the Romans to describe the Gaelic-speaking ‘pirates’ who raided Britannia in the 3rd and 4th centuries. […]

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  • coronovirus

    Coronovirus. spreads.

    The disease spreads, I wonder if any of our leading scientists are near to a cure, chances are they will be, its just a matter of time. Experts are now […]

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  • bann

    Scottish Battles. Bannockburn. 1314.

    Bannockburn. If there is a fact every Scot knows, it is who won the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314; although it did not bring outright victory in the war, which […]

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    Scottish Inventors. James Chalmers.

    James Chalmers (2 February 1782, in Arbroath – 26 August 1853, in Dundee) was a Scotsman (buried on 1 September 1853 in plot 526 Dundee Howff) who it was claimed, by his son, was the inventor […]

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    Worldly Place.

    Worldly Place by Matthew Arnold . Even in a palace, life may be led well! So spake the imperial sage, purest of men, Marcus Aurelius. But the stifling den Of common […]

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    Great Britain once again.

    So we have finally left And now we can all move on The rivalry has diminished The hatred hopefully gone. All those Years of anguish And the fear of what […]

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    Scottish Inventors. Alexander Bain.

    Alexander Bain lived from October 1811 to 2 January 1877. He was an instrument maker, an inventor and a clockmaker best known for inventing the fax machine and the electric […]

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    ABOUT ME

    Hey folks, pleased to meet you, my name is William. I currently live in a small village in England, however, I was born and raised in Edinburgh the Capital of […]

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