February 2024
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Nisga’a Totem Pole: Scotland to Canada Return

Hello Bonjour Dear Readers!

Before diving into today’s topic, I’d like to extend a special ‘thank you’ to my dear friend Iain from Scotland. He brought to my attention the fascinating story of a totem pole making its way back to Canada after nearly a century in Edinburgh.

Iain, your thoughtful sharing of this story […]

Mysterious Scotland: St Conan’s Kirk by Loch Awe…

Today, I’ll tell you how, during our last trip to Scotland, on our road from Perth to Oban, we added a milestone to our wonderful map of mysterious Scotland. The place, situated on the shore of Loch Awe, in the heart of the beautiful Argyll and Bute region, is St Conan’s Kirk. We immediately fell […]

Red Front Door Means Mortgage-Free ?

Red door in an old house in Scotland

Red door in an old house in Scotland

Once upon a time, in a quaint village nestled amidst the rolling hills of Scotland, there lived a man named Robert. Robert was a hardworking and determined individual who had spent most of his adult life striving to own a house. He dreamt of the […]

Notes about “Rob Roy” by Sir Walter Scott…

Going on with my reading notes about Sir Walter Scott’s books, the next in file on my chronological reading list is Rob Roy, one of his most famous novels which was published in December 1817. I’ve just finished it and it is still open on my desk together with a number of extremely interesting books […]

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 […]