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  Miriam Brand-Spencer

Miriam likes walking her dog, BBC Radio 4, living in Scotland and promoting it with VisitScotland!

 Latest Posts

Take a stroll through the deep, dark wood…

  A familiar tale to most parents, The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson is a story which can be told by...

Six summer walks with spectacular picnic spots

I was brought up in a family where any picnic, be it on a car journey, amongst the countryside or...

8 top tips for visiting Stirling

We asked people on Twitter and Facebook where they would take first time visitors to Stirling, and had a great response – thanks...

Fantastic ferry journeys

For many, the ideal holiday involves great scenery, tasty local food and drink, enjoying fresh air in the outdoors, and...

Add some colour to your romance at a Scottish castle

Whether you want to book a room in a B&B castle, stay in a self-catering lodge in the grounds of...

Romance through the camera lens

We’ve teamed up with the people at the We Fell in Love wedding blog in the name of romance and...

A first foray into salmon fishing – a reel perspective

On the drive down to the Tweedswood beat near St Boswells, in the Scottish Borders, rain lashed on the windows and I wasn’t too...

Fall into leafy love this autumn

Autumn is well and truly upon us, and I for one am already smitten with the vibrant leaves, bright berries...

Winter is Coming Festival

  Whether you’re looking for a fun family activity during the October school holidays, itching to brush up your skills...

Queen's Baton Relay: 11 – 13 July

The Queen’s Baton Relay is returning from Orkney to Scotland’s mainland and starting on the home straight in anticipation of this...

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