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    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 […]

    ‘Carve the runes and then be content with silence’…

     

     

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    A Work for Poets

    To have carved on the days of our vanity A sun A ship A star A cornstalk

    Also a few marks From an ancient forgotten time A child may read

    That not far from the stone A well […]

    Short Stories by Great Scottish Authors: George Mackay Brown

    Cloudy sunset over Hoy Sound from a beach near Warbeth cemetery © 2012 Scotiana

     

    Dear readers,

    I’m very happy to be back on the keyboard to share with you new pictures, new stories, new books about our beloved Scotland. Time flies. January is already ending though, in the south west of France, […]

    Scottish Christmas Stories for Christmas Time…

     

    Tombe la neige Source: Le portail anti-crise

     

    Joyeux Noël à tous !!!

    Santa Claus will very soon be at our doorstep or should I say up on the roof, ready to drop precious little presents into our chimney, ‘wee surprises’ as Iain and Margaret would say ;-). Why not read or […]