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    Ian Hamilton and Scotland’s Stone of Destiny ..

    Bonjour Marie-Agnes, Janice et Jean-Claude ! 🙂 Hello again from Scotland !

    Is there, I wonder, any more romantic story in all of our country’s modern history than the tale of ‘The Stone’ – how at Christmas 1950 Ian Hamilton (b.1925) and some young friends removed Scotland’s Stone of Destiny from Westminster Abbey to […]

    Scots-Quebecer building Montreal and the Province of Quebec

    It’s celebration time in the beautiful province of Quebec, in Canada, as Quebecers are taking part in Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day and Fête Nationale du Quebec festivities.

    The public holiday celebrates the culture and heritage of francophones inside Quebec and across the country, and how they have shaped it.

    While the religious significance of the civic celebration […]

    Quebec Thistle’s Scotsman of the Year 2016 : Ian Aitken


    In just a few days will take place in Montréal, at the Officer’s Mess of the Black Watch (RHR) of Canada, the annual event presented by the Quebec Thistle Committee to winners in several categories including Scottish music, cuisine, culture, athlete of the year, country and highland […]

    “We are Charlie” …




    Paris, 8 January 2015

    It’s a day of national mourning in France, all flags have been lowered…


    On 7 January 2015, three gunmen opened fire at the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo, killing at least 12, and wounding 11, 4 seriously. Staff cartoonists Charb, Cabu, Honoré, Tignous, and […]

    Our Top 15 Most Popular Posts!

    Mairiuna, before the New Year ramps up, why not investigate about our most popular posts to see what are our readers’ favourite subjects?

    Let’s see what the stats reveal. Suspense….

    And the winners are :

    Rannoch Moor ©2006 Scotiana

    1. Rannoch Moor: First Steps Into The Scottish Wilderness

    People seemed to be […]