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    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 […]

    Famous Scottish Quotes About Books: Gilbert Highet

    “These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves.” Gilbert Highet, writer (1906-1978)

     

    Gilbert Highet at his East Hampton home – Source: http://www.columbia.edu

    “Most eloquent among the sons of Scotland, educated at Glasgow and Oxford, you have for the last forty years enriched the world of classical letters […]

    Scots Abroad: John Muir, pioneer of the preservation movement

    More about John Muir and his native town: Dunbar, Scotland.

    John Muir and Redwood Forest. Designed by Rudolph Wendelin. This 5 cent postage stamp was issued on April 29, 1964. Scott Number: 1245.

    Even though the A1 bypasses Dunbar, I’m so happy we took time to turn off to this quaint little town, on […]

    Chair in Canadian-Scottish Studies at McGill University

    Hi Mairiuna!

    Just received “The Scots Canadian” quaterly newsletter published by the Scottish Studies Society and I’m really pleased to share good news from an article that grabbed my attention in no time flat…

    ‘Canadian-Scottish Studies at McGill’

    Listen to this my friend: the St-Andrew’s Society of Montreal and the McEuen Scholarship Foundation are […]

    Waiting for the Scottish bagpipes in Aubigny-sur-Nère…

     

    Aubigny-sur-Nère teddy bears Tourist Office © 2010 Scotiana

    As it has been the case for twenty-two years now, the Scottish-French festivities are going to take place in Aubigny-sur Nère on the 14th of July. The whole town will again resound cheerfully with music, cries of joy, and the clatter of horses’ hooves as […]