Glengarry Highland Games – Canadian Stamp -1997
Each year, hundreds of bagpipes musicians gathered in various bands offer concerts to enthusiastic crowds all over the world and they are the key element to any Highland Games.
Wearing the MacDonald kilt, Ottawa bagpiper John-Hugh MacDonald is pictured here on the Canadian [...]
Snowdrops Bank Hall Lancashire England – Source: Wikipedia
Words rise out of the country. They are around us. In every month in the year we are surrounded by words.
(Shall Gaelic Die? Iain Crichton Smith)
Snowdrops Scotland – Photo Shendry (Flickr)
Winter has its [...]
Peacock on top of Princes Square facade – Buchanan Street Copyright © 2007 Scotiana
At the end of the nineteenth century, Art Nouveau transformed towns and countryside around the world. Even though its style had gained popularity from just the last ten years or so, Art Nouveau permeated many arts & crafts: jewellery, book [...]
James Campbell Lord Provost of Glasgow Scotland
Back in 1840, Glasgow architect John Baird was commissioned by Sir James Campbell, to design the large block of business premises in Buchanan Street, known as Prince’s Buildings. The buildings formed a four-storey merchant square in yellow sandstone, named in honour of the birth of the Prince [...]