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Glenfinnan Viaduct

The Railway Man


  Back in May 2012 I wrote a piece about a film being shot in the East Neuk of Fife, one of my favourite destinations in the central belt of Scotland. The wedding scene saved…

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This popular American holiday boasts distinctly Scottish roots

Halloween’s Scottish roots


Of all the seasonal holidays, Halloween is one of my favourites. It might not have same aura of giddy expectation or spiritual significance as Christmas, but there’s just something about its macabre theatricality which never…

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