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    A Very Merry Christmas from Sarlat in Dordogne !!!

    Dear Readers,

    Just a few words on this very festive day to wish you all a very Happy Christmas on behalf of the whole team of Scotiana and to share with you a few pictures of our place in Sarlat, Dordogne.


    Sarlat Christmas decorations Maison de la Boétie © 2022 Scotiana


    The Magic of the Scottish Landscapes…

    When we first discovered Scotland, like many travellers, we immediately fell in love with this wonderful land. Since then we have never stopped going back there, again and again, never getting tired of its wild beauty, of the quality of its light, of its changing skies… .

    Ardvreck Castle Loch Assynt Sutherland […]

    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 […]