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The Highland Queen by Karen Gray (SOTAR Book #4)

The Saga of Thistles and Roses continues! To celebrate the release of The Highland Queen,  3 – Dec – 2016 is one good day for an interested bookworm because Books #1-3 are available for free! 1,129 more words

Reading&reviews

Karen Gray reblogged this on Thistleyroses and commented:

Gads could I have wished for a better review? Nope. No sir I couldn't!

His Bloody Project : Graeme Macrae Burnet

This work reminds me of John B Keane’s masterpiece The Field, a rural community deftly recreated; the mistrust of outsiders, the rivalry with neighbouring towns and communities and an innate sense of us vs them. 516 more words

Bookreviews

Winter Youth

Your ego is shatter resistant

Reflected in the ice sculpture that is your heart

You give society the cold shoulder

As you glide like a swan through the palace of winter… 58 more words

Poetry

PODCAST: Scottish Songs Theme

Check out the podcast for The Verge on 18th November 2016 with Sassy Sebb and Constance as we discuss the theme of the week, Scottish Songs, celebrating St. 71 more words

Podcasts

Biffy Clyro - The Hydro - 29/11/16

This past Tuesday night saw myself, my boyfriend and a few of our good friends heading into Glasgow to see Biffy Clyro at The SSE Hydro. 205 more words

Red Pottage (or peculiar alternative lentil soup)

This is a recipe from F. Marian McNeill’s book ‘The Scots Kitchen: Its lore and recipes’, published in 1929. I first saw it and thought “ooh, a beetroot and bean soup” and thought it was some kind of unheard of traditional Scottish version of… 863 more words

Food History