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  Sophie Cameron

Originally from the Black Isle, Sophie lives in Edinburgh and spends most of her time reading, running and roaming around Scotland.

 Latest Posts

December's brilliant moments, as seen on Instagram

2014 truly was a year to remember in Scotland, with thousands of visitors enjoying the country’s landscapes, activities, food and...

Find inspiration and motivation at Scotland's creative writing retreats

From home-grown talents such as Robert Burns and Muriel Spark to global bestsellers including Shakespeare, Hergé and J. K. Rowling,...

Get reading for Book Week Scotland 2014

I wouldn’t normally recommend getting lost when you’re in Scotland, but I’ll make an exception for Book Week. Taking place...

Experience the magic of a Night in the Garden at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Though the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh looks beautiful all year round, this winter the much-loved garden is set to receive...

10 great craft beers to try while you're in Scotland

With an average of three new breweries popping up every week, the UK’s craft beer revolution shows no signs of...

Glasgay! Festival turns 21

Glasgay! Festival turns 21 this month, celebrating its coming of age in what has been a monumental year for its...

Literary tales from Scotland's pubs and bars

William Faulkner once said, “The tools I need for my work are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky.” If...

Isle of May reserve manager David Pickett answers your questions

Ever dreamt about living on a remote island with only seals and seabirds for neighbours? It’s all part of the...

Celebrate 50 years of the Forth Road Bridge at the Forth Bridges Festival

The Forth Rail and Road Bridges are amongst Scotland’s best-known sights, transporting thousands of travellers to and from the Kingdom...

July's brilliant moments, as seen on Instagram

Summer is flying by, and July has seen our Instagram page overflowing once again with fantastic fan pictures taken around Scotland. From action shots...

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