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    Nessie in Art : Fascinating History of Loch Ness Monster

    Nessie in Art | The Loch Ness monster, or Nessie for short, is a cryptid (an animal such as Sasquatch that has been claimed to exist but never proven to exist) that is said to live in the murky depths of the Loch Ness Lake.

    This mysterious, aquatic being has been the subject of many […]

    Scotland and Scottish on Canadian Postage Stamps

    Creating a virtual museum featuring postage stamps related to Scotland could be a fascinating and informative resource for stamp collectors and anyone interested in Scottish culture and history, so I purchased a few years ago the domain

    To make the website even more engaging, I thought I could include interactive features such as quizzes, […]

    Postcards that set sail from St Kilda took ten years to reach destination

    Bonjour Mairiuna et Jean-Claude, Iain and Margaret and loyal readers! 🙂

    I’m very happy to contribute this article written from my home-based town of St- Jérôme in the province of Québec, Canada just before rusty oranges, golden yellows, and ruby reds of autumn transform the landscapes.

    Autumn – Province of Quebec – @Scotiana2010


    Stamp Collecting with George Mackay Brown

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    Hi and welcome back !

    While chatting with my dear friend Mairiuna about stamp collecting, a topic we love to share upon as we are both fans of those miniature work of art, she mentioned George Mackay Brown’s interest in collecting stamps.

    By all means! Having travelled through many of his books I was surprised […]

    Happy Spooky Halloween

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    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 […]