More Music folks, this is the famous Flower O Scotland, beautifully sung by the Corries. Enjoy.

Flower O Scotland.
Scottish Music, Flower O Scotland.

More Music folks, this is the famous Flower O Scotland, beautifully sung by the Corries. Enjoy.

A new place called home and it’s mine.

He crossed the path one he wanted so and was able to feel anew comfort and love surrounded him no […]

Arthur’s Seat. Edinburgh

Arthur’s Seat is an extinct volcano which is the main peak of the group of hills in Edinburgh, Scotland, which form most of Holyrood […]

What will be!

When man is hungry, he forages for food searching until he becomes sustained when an animal fears for his life […]

Scottish Music. Ye Jacobites by name.

More beautiful folk music folks, enjoy.

Infamous Scots. Henry John Burnett.

Henry John Burnett (5 January 1942 – 15 August 1963) was the last man to be hanged in Scotland, and the first in Aberdeen since […]

VE. DAY. 2020.

Today we celebrate the life of men and women who fought They had no choice to refuse a miserable life […]

Famous Scots. J.K. Rowling.

J.K Rowling was born in Chipping Sodbury, July 31st, 1965. Her childhood was generally happy, although she does remember getting […]

The Battle of Prestonpans Scottish Battles.

Hanoverian General Cope landed at Dunbar on September 17, 1745.  Along with approximately 2,500 troops, he marched toward Edinburgh.  With […]

Strange Times.

Sitting by the telephone waiting for your call not a sound from the playground were normally a child would fall. […]

The Ghost Tours in Edinburgh.

Hey folks if you ever Visit Edinburgh I highly recommend this tour, not for the faint hearted lol. The best […]

Scottish History of the Mackenzie Clan.

Clan Mackenzie (Scottish Gaelic: Clann Choinnich [ˈkʰl̪ˠãũn̪ˠ ˈxɤɲɪç]) is a Scottish clan, traditionally associated with Kintail and lands in Ross-shire in the Scottish Highlands. Traditional genealogies trace the ancestors […]

Zero Tolerance.

She sits at night In a darkly lit room Staring at the clock Face eyes fullof gloom. Shaking in her […]

Scottish Architecture. Glasgow Cathedral.

Glasgow Cathedral, also called the High Kirk of Glasgow or St Kentigern’s or St Mungo’s Cathedral, is the oldest cathedral on mainland Scotland and is the […]

From a Distance.

From a distance I want to say Long to hold you everyday But for now I can’t hold you near For […]

Assholes Watching Movies.

Hi friends. Sometimes you come across a winning blog and like so many blogs I follow, this one is up […]

The Mask

I beg for you to try and see, the face behind the mask on me, It’s dark and eyeless, looking […]

Infamous Scots. Ewan MacPhee

Ewan (or Ewen) MacPhee lived from around 1785 to 1850. Born and brought up in Lochaber, he is remembered as Scotland’s last […]

If Sadness was a name?

If sadness was a name then it would be mine tears flow from my eyes all the time my sorrow […]

Liebster Award!

I would like to thank. salsaworld travel for the Award, great blog, a must for travellers. Facts about me I […]

Famous Scots Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer and medical doctor. He created the […]

If I were an Animal.

If I were an animal I would like to be either a Lion, Tiger, or chimpanzee. I would climb tall […]

Ingrid .D.

Hello folks, Promotions time, There are many travel blogs out there but I like the personal ones, the ones that […]

Covid or not Covid? that is the question.

Good Morning fellow Bloggers, and readers, hope you are keeping well and safe. As we are still having to isolate, […]

Views from my Window.

Rain falls softly against the window pane clouds coloured black as little light remains. Sun shadows peeking through netted white […]

Famous Scots. Chic Murray.

This was one of the funniest Men alive , in his day, his Scottish humour was loved. Charles Thomas McKinnon “Chic” Murray (6 […]

Constance Harding.

Constance Harding was a beautiful girl her short life ended in disaster she was a house maid in the early […]

Can you see?

Can you see our world? From a different light When its war enticed And doesn’t look bright. Is the good […]

Famous Scots. Margaret Tudor.

Birthday: November 28, 1489.  Nationality: Scottish Famous: Empresses & QueensScottish Women Died At Age: 51 Sun Sign: Sagittarius Born In: Westminster Palace, London, Middlesex, Kingdom Of England […]

Generations of New.

“A young boy gazes at the stars, And wonders where his future lies, He ponders aimlessly his mind alive, Amazed […]

After the Event.

Hey folks, hope you are staying safe, Yesterday was a bit weird, it did not feel like Easter because there […]

A Different kind of Easter.

As we put on our face masks Gel our hands get out in the Garden survey our Lands. On this […]

A Mothers fear.

An old woman cried all through the night, For she lost four sons in a bloody fight, Their voices still […]

Infamous Scots Sir James Wylie.

Sir James Wylie lived from 13 November 1768 to 2 March 1854. Born and brought up in Tulliallan, now effectively […]

Scottish Gossip.

Aye hen the bairn is oot Caught this laddie full o soot Ben the skullery wash yer nut Efter yer […]

The days of Isolation.

Just because I am isolating doesnt mean I have the plague even though the circumstances are dull and sometimes vague. […]

Famous Scots Andrew Carnegie.

Andrew Carnegie (November 25, 1835 – August 11, 1919) was a Scottish-American industrialist, and philanthropist. Carnegie led the expansion of the American steel industry in the […]

A World without you.

I see you in my dreams you liven up my day your'e the very heart and soul of me what […]

My Trip Back home.

Hi friends. I was able to visit family a few years back and took this video off my phone, I […]

Sad delusional people.

Has it come to the stage when we do not care? only worry about ourselves how life is unfair? Have […]

The City of Aberdeen.

Aberdeen (/ˌæbərˈdiːn/ (listen); Scots: Aiberdeen, listen (help·info); Scottish Gaelic: Obar Dheathain [opəɾ ˈɛ.ɛɲ]; Latin: Aberdonia) is a city in northeast Scotland. It is Scotland’s third most populous city, one of Scotland’s 32 local government council areas and the United […]

Dracul Van Helsing.

Hi friends, Another great blogger with fantastic stories definitely worth a visit, and all-round nice person who takes an interest […]

The Loch Ness Monster.

Hey folks, A great part of Scottish tradition is the famous Loch Ness Monster, fact or fiction, you decide, it […]


How many times do we hear that Phrase? Which can sound so false and empty of grace, Promises kept in […]

Infamous Scots Sir Robert Graham.

Sir Robert Graham of Kinpont (died 1437) was a Scottish landowner, and one of the key conspirators in the assassination of […]

The Memory.

An old man rested on the vandalised bench, His mind wandering back to his time in the trench,Battering, pounding, screaming […]

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 for the thrill, and partly to fund his gambling. Career In 1774, Brodie’s mother is listed as the head of household in their home on Read More

Regina Castejón

Hi friends. When I switched over to WordPress from Blogger I had no idea the number of great blogs that […]

Dear old “Bess”

Dear old Bess was made to rock  Done three times round the mileage clock  Squeals and grinding bouncing high  breezing […]

Food Glorious Food.

Hi friends and fellow self Isolators, lol sounds like some script from the walking dead hehe, we are still alive, […]

Infamous Scots Jamie Macpherson.

James Macpherson (1675–1700) was a Scottish outlaw, famed for his Lament or Rant, a version of which was rewritten by the […]

Unsinkable. or so they thought!

In 1912 disaster struck to a vessel they said was unsinkable a ship designed to stand up to disasters to […]

Burke and Hare.

Doon the close and up the stairsBut an Ben wi Burke and HareBurke’s the butcherHares the thiefKnox the man who buys the beef! You may remember in the early 19th Century there was a craze for medical growth, students eager to learn how the body operated, what killed people and also eager to make a Read More

The City of Glasgow.

Glasgow (/ˈɡlæzɡoʊ/, also UK: /ˈɡlɑːzɡoʊ, ˈɡlɑːsɡoʊ/,  US: /ˈɡlæsɡoʊ, ˈɡlæskoʊ/ Scots: Glesga [ˈɡlezɡə]; Scottish Gaelic: Glaschu [ˈkl̪ˠas̪əxu]) is the most populous city in Scotland, and the third most populous city in the United Kingdom, as of the 2017 estimated city population […]

Making a Difference!

Waves batter shoreline stones  polished to a high degree No man made power needed for this task Just Mother Nature and her sea.   […]

Don’t Pretend!

You try to be someone you’re not  At times this can be fine  But sometimes it isn't suitable  when the […]

Infamous Scots. Lady Emily Gordon Cathcart.

Lady Emily Eliza Steele Gordon Cathcart (née Pringle) was born in 1845. Her father was John Robert Pringle. Her first marriage was […]

Being there for each other.

In these uncertain times, being on lockdown, it’s really comforting to know we still have the World at our fingertips, […]

Scottish Music “Abide with me “

Beautiful bagpipes playing “Abide with me” enjoy. Apt for this scenario we are all facing.


Lying awake, watching the clockalone in your own silent spacetick tock tick tock is all you hearas your mind wants […]

Famous Scots Flora MacDonald.

Flora MacDonald (Gaelic: Fionnghal nic Dhòmhnaill); (1722 – 5 March 1790) was a member of the Macdonalds of Sleat, who helped Charles Edward Stuart evade […]

Scottish Architecture Lauriston Castle.

Hi friends, this is an absolutely beautiful piece of architecture which wasn’t far away from where I lived. Lauriston Castle is […]

Man can not live by bread alone!

Hey Folks. The deeper we get into this virus, the worse it gets, but it is only getting worse because […]

Country Life.

Bright coloured wildflowers in open Golden fields watching the Farmer gathering his yields. Butterflies flying circling around no sign of […]

Scottish Music “Flower o Scotland”

This is the music played at most functions, like Rugby matches and some football matches. enjoy.

Victoria and Albert. Museum. Dundee.

V&A Dundee is a design museum in Dundee, Scotland, which opened on 15 September 2018. The V&A Dundee is the first design museum [...]

Infamous Scots.Elizabeth -leveson-gower

Elizabeth Sutherland Leveson-Gower, Duchess of Sutherland (née Sutherland; 24 May 1765 – 29 January 1839), also suo jure 19th Countess of Sutherland, was a Scottish peer from [...]

Nights in Flight.

Whispers coming on the wind moon beam shining on leaves that spin Crickets chirping to this magical night AS I [...]

Hopeless without you!

Pour me another one I don't care I may have had six or seven but to me I survive in [...]

Famous Scots. Bonnie Prince Charlie.

Charles Edward Louis John Casimir Sylvester Severino Maria Stuart (31 December 1720 – 31 January 1788) was the elder son of James [...]

Anorexia Nervosa

Don't force me to eat I feel too fatthrow it in the bin and that is thatwho says I am thin? I eat a lotplease leave me alone I thought you forgot.you always hound me and make me feel sadWhats wrong with dieting? its not a fadMy body is like this because of stressI want […]

Kings of Scotland Macbeth.

Macbeth (Medieval Gaelic: Mac Bethad mac Findlaích; Modern Gaelic: MacBheatha mac Fhionnlaigh; nicknamed Rí Deircc, “the Red King”;  c. 1005 – 15 August 1057) was King of Scots from 1040 until

Being in Isolation with Mental Health.

Hey folks. The situation is not getting any better, there are talks that the UK will be in lockdown sooner rather

Self Harming Son.

Why do you look so pale today?yesterday you were glowingyou look so sad sitting theremy concern for you is growing.Its as

The art of Staying cool. Covid19

I went into my local Supermarket today and it was like a scene out of the “walking dead” staff clambering over

Infamous Scots. Captain Robert Campbell.

Captain Robert Campbell, the 5th Laird of Glen Lyon, lived from 1630 to 2 August 1696. He was a minor member


When love turns sourit can tear you apartmake life shitbreak your heart.you reminice of the good timesforgetting the badlook over your

Greyfriars Bobby. scottish history.

Greyfriars Bobby (May 4, 1855 – January 14, 1872) was a Skye Terrier who became known in 19th-century Edinburgh for spending


I need you to survive You keep me alive I swallow you each day You help in your own Kinda

The World is going mad.

Just when you think it cannot get any worse, sadly it does? what is going on? First, we are told

Scottish Architecture. Iona Abbey

Iona Abbey is an abbey located on the island of Iona, just off the Isle of Mull on the West Coast of Scotland. It is one of

Scottish Kings .James 1. 4 April 1406 – 21 February 1437

The turbulent life of James I started as it meant to go on. In 1406 James’ father, King Robert III, fearing for his infant son’s safety as internal factions vied for control of the kingdom, attempted to send the child to safety in France. The plan backfired disastrously as the boat was intercepted by the Read More

Scottish Music “The Waulking Song”

Hi friends, this song is in traditional Scottish Gaelic, Along with the Bonnie bonnie banks o loch Lomond..Hope you enjoy.. Read More

Princess Street Gardens Edinburgh.

Hi folks, Edinburgh is a Beautiful City, at the Centre of the City, are lovely gardens overlooked by the Castle. I spent many a time here when I was young. Princes Street Gardens are two adjacent public parks in the centre of Edinburgh, Scotland, lying in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle. The Gardens were created in two phases in Read More


There are about 50 million people worldwide who claim Scottish ancestry. From Australia and New Zealand, through Europe to the USA and Canada. There are people all over the world with ancestral roots, affinity or connections to Scotland – and thanks to the internet, it’s never been easier for Scots to trace their ancestry back Read More

A poem by Mary Naylor.

Daddy was driving our old Chevy, Filled with children, mama, and a tent - it was heavy! The year was 1937, and I was about four. We were going camping in mountains filled with lore. Up the mountains we chugged, all we could see was pines, Green, majestic trunks, an immense forest divine! I suddenly Read More

The virus of man.

Surrounded with covered faces Baggy clothes and loose laces Everyone in panic and readily braces Killing a virus in millions of cases. Young and old cower in fear Confined people shedding a tear Cuts through your heart like a sharp spear Holding close the ones you hold dear. It is Gods way of kicking our Read More

Brian Lageose

Good afternoon friends. Today I would like to Promote the following blog. This Blog is amazing, Brian captures the Early days really well and his articles are amazing, he also has more than one Blog/Website information can be gained from visiting his awesome blog. Here is a taster of Brians work. Condensed. Past Imperfect – Read More

Scottish Music. Relaxing.

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Famous Scots. Sir Alexander Fleming.

Hey folks, another hero of Scottish inventions takes a look at Sir Alexander Fleming, the man who made it possible to fight virus and diseases through Penicillin. Sir Alexander Fleming FRS FRSE FRCS (6 August 1881 – 11 March 1955) was a Scottish biologist, physician, microbiologist, and pharmacologist. His best-known discoveries are the enzyme lysozyme in 1923 and the world’s first antibiotic substance benzylpenicillin (Penicillin G) from the mould Penicillium Read More

Going Crazy in the Aisles.

What is happening here? As the Coronovirus spreads we are facing an epidemic, not with the disease but with the numpties who think the World is ending and they need to stock up with everything from Toilet Rolls to Hand sanitizer? Retail Shops are now having to control the amount a Customer can buy because Read More

Famous Scots. Stanley Baxter.

Hi friends. In the ’70s and 80’s I grew up with this very funny man, he was on TV every Saturday night, and his show was amazing. I think he deserves a mention here, he is in his 90’s now, long live Stanley Baxter. Stanley Baxter (born 24 May 1926) is a Scottish actor and impressionist, known for his Read More


Soft music plays. Her eyes crease in reminiscence. Tears settle in the corners of her memory. Each phase of her life is alive with sparkle and glimmer. Baby skin soft and silky mirrors pearl radiance. Diamond sparkled childhood races amid Easter dresses and merry-go-rounds. Soul mate and passion akin to ruby red vibrancy introduce adulthood. Read More

Fight Cancer Today.

I am speedily coming to get you Your life is now in my control I will make your existence miserable And take your very soul. It isn’t just about the pain Or the way you feel inside At times you will feel brilliant But you will depreciate and slide. My force is over powering I Read More

Scottish History. Massacre at Glencoe.

The Massacre of Glencoe (Scottish Gaelic: Murt Ghlinne Comhann) took place in Glen Coe in the Highlands of Scotland on 13 February 1692, following the Jacobite uprising of 1689–92. An estimated 30 members and associates of Clan MacDonald of Glencoe were killed by government forces billeted with them, on the grounds they had not been prompt in pledging allegiance to the new monarchs, William III of England Read More

Infamous Scots. Patrick Sellar.

Patrick Sellar (1780–1851) was a Scottish lawyer, factor and sheep farmer. In 1811, he was employed as a factor by the Sutherland Estate in a joint (but subordinate) position with William Young. The estate had started some clearances, integral to their program of agricultural improvements. Whilst clearances in 1812 went reasonably smoothly, in 1813 Sellar failed to successfully negotiate Read More

Famous Scots. Admiral Thomas Cochrane.

Admiral Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald, Marquess of Maranhão, GCB, ODM, OSC(14 December 1775 – 31 October 1860), styled Lord Cochrane between 1778 and 1831,  was a British naval flag officer of the Royal Navy, mercenary and radical politician. He was a daring and successful captain of the Napoleonic Wars, leading Napoleon to nickname him Le Loup des Mers (‘The Sea Wolf’). He was successful in virtually all his naval actions. He was Read More

Scottish Music. The Skye Boat Song.

Such a beautiful song, Scottish traditional ballad, hope you enjoy. Read More

Scottish Kings. Kenneth MacAlpin. 843-63

Kenneth MacAlpin (Medieval Gaelic: Cináed mac Ailpin, Modern Scottish Gaelic: Coinneach mac Ailpein;  810 – 13 February 858), known in most modern regnal lists as Kenneth I, was a king of the Picts who, according to national myth, was the first king of Scots. He was thus later known by the posthumous nickname of An Ferbasach, “The Conqueror”. He became the apex and eponym of a dynasty—sometimes Read More

Scottish Music, The proclaimers.

Hi friends. I don’t know if you have seen the musical film Sunshine on Leith if you haven’t, please do its a classic. These boys Craig and Charlie, came from Edinburgh and are still going strong. Enjoy. Read More

Infamous Scots. Sir John Menteith.

Sir John Menteith of Ruskie and Knapdale (c. 1275 – c. 1329) was a Scottish nobleman during the Wars of Scottish Independence. He is known for his capture of Sir William Wallace in 1305 and later joined with King Robert I of Scotland and received large land grants in Knapdale and Kintyre for his service. He is described as “guardian” of the Earldom of Menteith, as his great-nephew Alan Read More

Grandmas lookin.

Grandma enters the basement. A single bulb lights the room. Will she locate the skillet? Has she thrown it away? She searches… inside the antique pie safe, on the shelves crammed with canned beans, peaches and tomatoes. She glances under old newspapers, scattering dust everywhere in her haste to find the old black skillet. An Read More


Your charms are like a magnet I'm drawn inside by you friends I have a plenty but close ones there are few. Long drawn days in silent dreams could never replace this wonder booms loudly in the skies this place is full of thunder. I am back and all is well now to this place Read More

The Haggis a Scottish delicacy.

This poem was written by ROBERT BURNS to celebrate his appreciation of the Haggis. As a result, Burns and Haggis have been forever linked. This particular poem is always the first item on the program of Burns’ suppers. The haggis is generally carried in on a silver salver at the start of the proceedings. As Read More

What is Poetry?

I write poems that's a fact they always rhyme can't help that. Everyone has a style that makes it cool from free flow to sonnets there is no rule. It depends on the writer what he/she records everyone works on their own accords.Some like poetry intense some like it light there are no rules no Read More

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 sail from one street to the another Shops are closed and too wet to bother. Millions of pounds of damage this Year As you watch Read More

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 appears in The Newgate Calendar, a crime catalogue of Newgate Prison in London. While historians tend to believe Bean never existed or that his story has been greatly Read More

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