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‘Wha’s Like Us?’ A Nation of Dreams and Ideas

I took a trip to The National Library of Scotland which is currently hosting the ‘Wha’s Like Us?’ exhibition. This celebrates the outstanding achievements of Scots and how they have helped shape the world.
Edinburgh

Leavening the mass: Flora Rossen, Scottish Jews, and diversity in the diaspora

A question that has driven much of my research is: Who belongs to the Scottish diaspora? I am often struck by the ease with which historians have used the term ‘diaspora’ to unconsciously create illusions of community among migrants from the same country, but who otherwise share nothing in common. 1,563 more words

Scots In Australia

Tartan Day 2014

The sixth of April is designated as Tartan Day in PEI and was celebrated in style this year by the Belfast Historical Society.

St. John’s Presbyterian Church on the Garfield Road in Belfast entertained a great crowd of lovers of all things Scots with various bits and swaths of tartan seen on audience members and performers alike. 388 more words

Highland Scots Of 1803

ARTICLE: CRYPTOGRAPHY

Cryptography

Cryptography concerns the securing of information, often during communication, by translating messages into cipher or code. Ciphering has always been considered vital for diplomatic and military secrecy—the Bible is replete with examples of ciphering, and many figures throughout history have written in ciphers, including Julius Caesar, Charlemagne, Mary Queen of Scots, and Louis XIV. 14 more words

The Green

Leaves sliced, stumps charred, moss, logs and leaf-litter lifted and shifted; we are almost there, almost ready for the official launch.
But where is ‘there’? 124 more words

SCOTS study update

I talked about possibly having a procedure to help my eyesight in a recent post. I wanted to kind of update everybody and give you some background.

SCOTS study update

I talked about possibly having a procedure to help my eyesight in a recent post. I wanted to kind of update everybody and give you some background.

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