As I prepare for my first trip home after almost two years in Scotland, I can say there were many things that surprised me — some in pleasant ways, and others? Well… Here are just a few. 1. Manners Matter In Scotland, people have Manners. It comes down to a lot of little things, but,Continue reading “5 Surprising Things About Moving To Scotland”
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An American has Sighted Nessie…And Nessie is a Girl!
Did you know that if you spot Nessie, you could win 1500 GBP (around $1980.00 USD)? That’s right. Every year, the Official Loch Ness Monster Sightings Register takes reports of Nessie sightings at their website. Some of these are credible enough to be accepted into the registry Then, every year, the Register chooses the bestContinue reading “An American has Sighted Nessie…And Nessie is a Girl!”
Unexplained Edinburgh: Bluidy MacKenzie
The persecution of the Covenanters looms large in Scottish memory, as it should. For several decades in the 1600s, the group of Scottish Presbyterians who signed a covenant denouncing both the Pope and English rule, suffered from terrible persecution. And, as any ghost-chaser knows, social and emotional upheaval are two reasons spirits like to stickContinue reading “Unexplained Edinburgh: Bluidy MacKenzie”