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Samuel Smiles – Scottish Self-Help Pioneer

‘Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself’.~ William Faulkner

While skimming through the SCOTS Heritage Magazine tucked into the bookshelf, I was inspired to pick up a copy with a very colorful cover featuring Jamie Macnab, the 24th Chief of Clan Macnab.

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Echoes of a tragic page of history in the mountains of Glen Coe…

Such is the atmosphere of the melancholy valley of Glencoe that it still seems to be haunted by what happened there so long ago on that fatal day of 13 February 1692 when 38 members of Clan MacDonald of Glencoe were killed by government forces billeted with them. The friendly and unsuspecting villagers were slaughtered […]

ScotClans: The MacGregors from Glen Strae, near Perthshire

Hi Mairiuna!

I’m happy to learn, inside your latest article touring us around Arcachon’s ‘less known heights’, that old villas of the area had a Scottish link!

Great discovery my friend 😉 .

And I just love the black & white postcards you showcased, as they romantically travel us back into time …

The following […]