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Act of Union: Als Britannien groß wurde

Gut einhundert Jahre lang (die Zeit des Commonwealth ausgenommen) wurden Schottland und England von den Stuarts regiert. Ansonsten verband die beiden Länder jedoch sehr wenig. Presbyterianer und Anglikaner beäugten sich weiterhin kritisch, einig nur in ihrer gemeinsamen Abneigung gegen die Katholiken. 825 more words


121.65 A well-oiled Baseball glove ~ 58.3% (SMWS)

121.65 A well-oiled Baseball glove (SMWS) 58.3% ABV, outturn 756 bottles, £46 for 70cl (Arran) Score: 70/100 What they say:

Cask No. 121.65

There is right at the start a musty note of fermenting grapes which is soon replaced by sweet aromas of fudge, molasses, caramelised Demerara sugar and treacle. 194 more words

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Beasts of Burden

‘Jeez Christ. Crease Bunningtone hud a leeter beg then this wen he deed the ole mun of hoy’; so said the animated Scots taxi driver as he tried to lift the rucksack from the boot of his car. 770 more words


A trip to the Motherland and the Independence Referendum

It had been nearly 18 months since I’d been home to Scotland for a visit. 18 months since I’d seen my parents, sister, friends, family and country. 771 more words

31 years to the day

Brodick Bay, Isle of Arran 
September afternoon,
Don’t care what time it is 
And I haven’t got a clue.

Sun beats down, on my crown… 129 more words


Scotland Day #4: Isle of Arran

The morning of Day Four found us sore, but wonderfully warm inside our barebone camping pods.  Our backs weren’t too thrilled with sleeping on floors and in too-small cars, however when we opened our door and were greeted with frost over everything, we were perfectly content with our heated box.  688 more words


Whisky Review - Arran 17 Year old

My previous experience with Arran whisky isn’t extensive – I did taste a few Arran whiskies in stores and even SMWS one (which I blogged… 272 more words

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