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    Birthday Centenary of George Mackay Brown…

    Born on 17 October 1921, in Stromness, Orkney, George Mackay Brown, “The Bard of Orkney” would be a hundred years old today. We would like to join his many fans all over the world to celebrate this anniversary and pay homage to the great Scottish poet.

    As one of the leading Scottish poets and authors […]

    Notes about “The Antiquary” by Sir Walter Scott…

    Dear readers,

    Autumn is back with its gorgeous colours and shorter days. A good time for fireside reading and for me to go on with my promise to Sir Walter Scott to read all his books. A promise that seems to be well on its way though I still feel like the climber at the […]

    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 […]

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    Hello Dear Friends,

    The maple trees will soon be vibrant with colors of red and golden-yellow and all their multiple combinations as we are now entering the autumn season.

    It brings back the beautiful memories of when MairiUna and Jean-Claude flew fom France in the fall of 2010 to […]

    15 August 2021: Happy Birthday Sir Walter!!!

    Today, 15 August 2021, is a keydate on the Scottish calendar. It is the 250th birthday of Sir Walter Scott, one of the most popular authors in Scotland and his popularity goes far beyond its frontiers. As one of his French admirers, I could not help writing a few lines on Scotiana today. How I […]