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    Happy Spooky Halloween

    Halloween october 31 samhain

    Happy Spooky Halloween Dear Friends!

    I know its an old-fashioned holiday that actually dates back many centuries, but nice to recall that Halloween actually originates from Scotland.

    Back then it was called Samhain, a Gaelic and Pagan commemoration of the end of the harvest season. The celebration is mentioned in Celtic literature over two thousand […]

    Birthday Centenary of George Mackay Brown…

    Born on 17 October 1921, in Stromness, Orkney, George Mackay Brown, “The Bard of Orkney” would be a hundred years old today. We would like to join his many fans all over the world to celebrate this anniversary and pay homage to the great Scottish poet.

    As one of the leading Scottish poets and authors […]