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    Dundee: ‘One City, Many Discoveries’…


    Dundee from the other side of the Tay Bridge © 2006 Scotiana

    Dundee, one of Scotland’s seven cities, has acquired a few names over the years:

    ‘Jute, Jam and Journalism’

    ‘One City, Many Discoveries’,

    ‘UNESCO City of Design’.

    Scotland seven “cities” are […]

    Miss Toward’s Tenement House .. .. ..


    Tenement House, Buccleuch Street, Glasgow © National Trust for Scotland

    Bonjour Marie-Agnes, Janice et Jean-Claude –

    Ca va bien? – How are you all today? 🙂 Margaret and I love to read all the letters you send us, so full of kindness and bonhomie! Our readers here at Scotiana may not know that […]

    Edinburgh Airport break records!

    Since it is not everyday that great events are spread amongst the news broadcasting networks, I’m happy to share a great moment in time here on Scotiana’s blog, in case you missed it when it came out.

    Edinburgh Airport is now the first Scottish airport to handle more than 10 […]

    A journey around Scotland: up and down the Royal Mile …

    Wednesday 5 September

    Today we are leaving our cosy wigwam at Morton’s Hall Campsite and we intend to spend the whole day in the old town of Edinburgh before taking the road to Glasgow. The weather is fine. In our journey around Scotland, we look forward with much anticipation to our last day in the […]

    A journey around Scotland: a day in the Old Town of Edinburgh

    Monday 3 September

    12:00 we leave Mortonhall campsite. The place is rather empty at this hour of the day except for our little friends, the rabbits, which play around and hide below our wigwam. They must be eager to be left alone in their realm…

    Highland cow in Mortonhall campsite […]