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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

10 comforting things to do to beat the Droughtlander

We know that some of you have been an impatient bunch of Heughligans and Sassenachs and have been at loss...

24 Doors of Advent: Edinburgh's giant real-life advent calendar

For the first time, this year Edinburgh is bringing you a giant real-life advent calendar with a twist! Each day...

Dan Winch on What We Did On Our Holiday

Written and directed by the creators of the hit BBC sitcom Outnumbered – Guy Jenkin and Andy Hamilton – What...

EXCLUSIVE: A series of interview videos with Outlander’s author

She is one of the world’s best-selling and phenomenally successful writers, and her appearances invoke wild hoots and applauses from her...

Queen's Baton Relay: 18 – 19 July

With just a week left to the grand opening of the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, the momentum is building...

Coca-Cola commemorative bottle features Homecoming Scotland 2014

It seems that just about everyone collects something. Whether it’s stamps, postcards or books, it’s the intriguing history or the...

April's brilliant moments, as seen on Instagram

Each day, we scour our Instagram account in search of the most interesting POTD (Photo of the Day) sent in...

MAY your month be filled with whisky and fun

Glasses are being polished as we speak and that can only mean one thing: the hotly-anticipated Whisky Month is just round...

Kiss the Water: the mystery of the perfect fishing fly

Unless you’re a true fly fishing enthusiast, I wouldn’t expect you have heard of Megan Boyd, a mysterious and reclusive Scotswomen...

Rediscover the great outdoors and history with the John Muir Way events

Did you know John Muir was a Scot, and it was here that he first fell in love with nature...

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