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 Miriam Brand-Spencer

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

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Real wedding proposals in Scotland

For many people, one of life’s most memorable moments is when they get engaged. For me it was made extra...

Snouting out snowdrops

Did you know that pigs have a penchant for gardening? Neither did I! It turns out that they play an...

Starry, starry nights

With less than a month to go until the clocks go back the conversations have begun about the darker evenings...

Amy and Miriams’ autumn amble

As keen walkers who have explored much of Scotland’s west coast, we decided that it was time to head east....

Carry on up the wall

Yes it’s that time of year again – dust off your centurion galea and march to the most northerly Roman...

Get an Ei-ffel of Titan-ic engineering in Glasgow

  You may have heard the news earlier this week that a Clydebank landmark is now one of a rather...

Whisky Galore in The Angel’s Share

Ken Loach’s films, including Sweet Sixteen, Kes, Looking for Eric and My Name is Joe can sometimes be quite harrowing...

Rob Roy Way – A new long distance walking route.

The new Rob Roy Way is one of three new long distance routes added to Scottish Natural Heritage’s portfolio of...

Get your skis on!

I shouldn’t have been surprised yesterday when I heard that people were skiing on real snow in Scotland on May 15, because...

World's most poisonous fish arrives in Scotland to live at aquarium

The sharks may feel a bit upstaged at Deep Sea World with the arrival of the world’s most poisonous fish. ...

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