Myths & Legends

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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Here be monsters!

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Every one knows Nessie, the fabled monster that hangs about Loch Ness, when she’s not starring in Hollywood blockbusters, various exhibitions or just scaring the wits out passers-by allegedly (never the people who are actually…

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