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    Quebec Thistle’s Scotsman of the Year 2016 : Ian Aitken

    THE QUEBEC THISTLE COMMITTEE AULD ALLIANCE AWARDS CEREMONY

    In just a few days will take place in Montréal, at the Officer’s Mess of the Black Watch (RHR) of Canada, the annual event presented by the Quebec Thistle Committee to winners in several categories including Scottish music, cuisine, culture, athlete of the year, country and highland […]

    Scots Gives the Game of Curling to Canada

     

    Mairiuna, did you know that one of our most popular competitive sport here in Canada is curling?

    “To Curle on the Ice, does greatly please, Being a Manly Scottish Exercise, It Clears the Brains, stirrs up the Native Heat, And gives a gallant Appetite for Meat.”

    James Bicket

     

    It was […]

    Scottish Diaspora Tapestry Project

    Hi Mairiuna!

    Happy to welcome you back home and I just can’t wait to read your next article about the Prestonpans Tapestry which you had the opportunity to visit while in the city of Bayeux.

    It must have been so impressive to view the 104 meters wide embroidered panels celebrating the journey […]

    Charles Rennie Mackintosh Trail in Roussillon: Collioure

     

    Art is the flower – Life is the green leaf. Let every artist strive to make his flower a beautiful living thing – something that will convince the world that there may be – there are – things more precious -more beautiful – more lasting than life. But to do this […]

    Charles Rennie Mackintosh Trail in Roussillon: Port-Vendres

     

    Before resuming our ‘Journey around Scotland‘, with next episode leading us to Glasgow, mainly in the steps of Margaret and Charles Rennie Mackintosh, why not make a detour via the Roussillon, in this very nice and sunny region of France, where the famous Scottish artists spent the last and probably the […]