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Saucy night in Di Mambro's Deli Hamilton

In my October and November Insta-Herby posts I mentioned Di Mambro’s Deli which is in Hamilton. For as long as I can remember my dad has used their Italian sausage for his Spaghetti Bolognese. 382 more words

Food & Drink

St Andrew's Day in Glasgow

Yesterday was St Andrew’s Day so I met up with friends in Glasgow. The city centre was very busy as the Christmas market, Christmas lights and the ice ring in George Square were all up and running. 125 more words

Scotland

Leaping To New Faiths

Last week I decided to try something new to get away from the pressures of university and work.

Trotting off to a school on a Friday night, with joggy bottoms and a bottle of water in hand, I was not revisiting the awkward days of teenage struggles. 550 more words

Scotland

Feathered Winter Visitors

Since my last post I have been attending my archery classes and taking photographs for various people which has taken up a lot of my time. 355 more words

Scotland

The Provost of Rutherglen Forfeited in 1681

Lauder of Fountainhall recorded for 7 November, 1681:

‘ Riddell, Provest of Rutherglen, is pershued by David Spence, clerk ther, for accession to the late rebellion at Bothuel Bridge . 166 more words

History

New Lanark

In school, students learn about New Lanark as an experiment in utopianism.  But that’s stupid because it implies that the only utopianism that can possibly exist must be under the hand of a “benevolent dictator” who chooses to be kind to his subjects. 67 more words

Other

The Covenanter Burned in Tar Barrel at Geordie’s Cairn in Crawford parish, Lanarkshire

A Covenanter killed in a rolling barrel of burning tar?…That is what tradition claims happened at Geordie’s Cairn near Tomont Hill in Lanarkshire

West from Tomonet Hill © … 243 more words

History