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October in Edinburgh

So much to do! A bit too much actually. I have a cough that makes me sound like an asthmatic walrus and a thumping headache, so I had the last few days off to sleep which seems to have eased the symptoms. 518 more words

My Life

Scottish Indian Summer

So I went to Scotland ( the highlands ). We stayed at a place called Hope Lodge on Loch Hope. It was a bit of paradox because the weather and temperature at that time of year can be up and down. More pics to follow!

Landscape Photography

Wondering in Edinburgh in less than a day (part 1)

Edinburgh is the second largest city and the capital of Scotland. You can find a very divers architecture comprising of an Old Town and the extensive Georgian New Town, built in the 18th century with gardens and neoclassical buildings. 320 more words

The Celtic Origins of Hallowe'en: Samhuinn in New Orleans

In a city as steeped in the supernatural as New Orleans, it is only natural that Hallowe’en is one of the Crescent City’s most loved celebrations.  696 more words

"What's the craic with Conroy's Basement?"

So what’s the craic with Conroy’s Basement? Good question, for which I shall endeavour to provide the answer right now!

Basically, it’s been almost a year since… 523 more words

Scottish National Museum

‘Maze’ By Alison Kinnaird, 2008


Glass, LED, Dichroic colour, painted textile, temple.

Scottish artist Alison Kinnaird is a leading glass engraver, working with copper wheeled engraving techniques. 212 more words


News @ 9: Snoddy injury blow for Scots and Aberdeen get their wish

SNODGRASS OUT OF ENGLAND CLASH: Scotland midfielder Robert Snodgrass has been ruled out of Scotland’s crucial World Cup qualifier with England next month. The Hull City player sustained the injury during the Tigers defeat to Stoke at the weekend. 491 more words