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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,...

Quirky tales from Scotland's pubs and bars

In Scotland, a trip to the pub often involves more than just a drink and a chat: it can mean...

To the beach! Scottish summers by the coast

Let’s face it, we do all like to be beside the seaside and with summer just around the corner, for...

Queen's Baton Relay: 7 – 10 July

With just a few weeks to go until the XX Commonwealth Games, the Queen’s Baton Relay comes ever closer to...

Talking about GENERATION

GENERATION is an ambitious free arts programme running until 30 November and is part of Homecoming Scotland 2014 CELEBRATING 25 YEARS of contemporary...

Orkney’s festivals – 4 reasons to visit in 2014

With the warm spring weather of recent weeks ushering in swathes of colours throughout the countryside, there has never been...

Glasgow 2014: 100 days to go and a 100 things to do

I waited feverishly for word on whether my application was successful or not, checking obsessively every few minutes. I was...

Isle be back – why the Scottish Islands will have you coming back for more

What do you know about Scotland’s islands? Well, one thing we can confirm is that more people are falling in...

Orkney's most-visited attractions

  You’d be hard-pressed to find a region with a longer or prouder history than the Orkney Isles. From Stone...

Scotland: world's adventure capital in the making

I’m a firm believer that you don’t need to look far for adventure. It can be found right on your...

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