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  Aldona Krzemien

Originally from Poland, she's now based in Edinburgh and can't imagine life without four things: travels, photography, fishing for antiques and haggis! Motto: ‘I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list’ - Susan Sontag

 Latest Posts

Robert Burns and Burns Night celebrations 2017

Celebrated annually on Robert Burns’ birthday, 25 January, Burns Night gathers Scots and Scots-at-heart around the world to pay tribute to the...

10 interesting facts about Robert Burns

The world will soon again, on 25th January, be celebrating birthday of Robert Burns, Scotland’s best-loved son and its National...

Scotland’s 10 greatest man-made wonders that you simply MUST visit

We’re not lying when we say that Scotland is bursting with wonderful man-made wonders. When you combine an artistic flair...

Spark-tacular bonfire night fireworks displays in Scotland

Bonfire Night – what’s it all about? As November approaches, children and adults alike get those words marching round and...

33 stunning photos which prove that spring in Scotland is staggeringly beautiful

When spring rolls into Scotland, the season beats the winter blues and brings something magical to our lives. Green spaces...

Don’t hibernate this winter – have your own Winterwatch break in Scotland

If you were lucky enough to have wings, would you fly to the milder climes of the south to wait...

The annual nature show BBC Winterwatch returns to Scotland in 2016

‘Summertime, and the livin’ is easy (…)’; so the song goes. But when the daylight hours shorten, temperatures decrease and...

Lights, camera, adventure! Filming Macbeth on Isle of Skye

Skye is no stranger to Hollywood. A stunning landscape of jagged and majestic hills tearing through misty skies and crystal-clear...

Scotland – #1 Cinematic Destination in the world

*** Drum roll please! *** Scotland is the winner of the world’s BEST Cinematic Destination. Whoop whoop! We’re not too...

7 ways to ramp up the glamour of your picnic

Fancy something extravagant for your next picnic date? Just a few special touches can help to turn your picnic party...

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