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    Enjoy Scotland Featured Films

    Hi Mairiuna,

    Having written down as part of my New Year’s resolutions to dedicate time each month for viewing Scotland related films, I’d like to share with you some of the titles on my list.

    Top and foremost, I’ll watch again BRAVE by Disney – Pixar as it’s visual magic and stunning storytelling simply carries […]

    A Scottish Flavour at Cannes Festival: The Angels’ Share…

     

     

    Cheers! What about sharing a dram of whisky on the mythical place of ‘La Croisette’ ? There’s something to celebrate there, something with a very recognizable Scottish flavour ;-).

    The Angels’ Share (La part des anges), Ken Loach’s new film has just been awarded the Jury Prize at Cannes Film […]

    Hall of Scottish Heroes – Wallace National Monument

    The National Wallace Memorial Tower

    Wow….Mairiuna…it was worth the wait ! That sword is indeed very impressive…I would not have liked to be pierced through by it…yikes!

    Not less impressive is Wallace Monument. You can see it from far afield, standing on the summit of Abbey Craig, when you visit the region. Designed by […]

    Quiet Everybody We’re Shooting…

    No, Janice, I must recognize I didn’t see Braveheart … not having the guts to do so yet. Bloody wars are not my cup of tea.

    I know Scottish history has had its lot of blood and violence but it’s one thing to learn about it in books and another […]

    Mel Gibson in Braveheart : Alba gu bragh!

    Absolutely Mairiuna , and it’s also the scottish gaelic name for Scotland

    Have you seen Braveheart ? If so, you surely remember the famous war cry “Alba gu bragh! ” by William Wallace. It means something like « Scotland For Ever ».

    What an emotionally […]