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    A visit to Alloway In Memoriam of Robert Burns…



    Bust of Robert Burns in Alloway Memorial © 2012 Scotiana

    Today is a date not to be missed on the calendar for it is the anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, the great national bard of Scotland whose poems are known and sung all over the world… so let us […]

    15 August 2011: Sir Walter Scott’s 240th Birthday!

    Sir Walter Scott Monument Edinburgh © 2007 Scotiana

    Hi Mairiuna!

    While checking my agenda this morning, I noticed a scribble indicating that today was Sir Walter Scott’s birthday!

    I said to myself that we could not let this day go by without honouring our favorite scottish writer . To celebrate his priceless […]