The Preachers Footprints

The Preachers Footprints

In Torgyle, Glenmoriston there are a set of footprints in the clay, these have been here since the 1820s. No grass grows here and even reappearing after the ground was dug up by vandals in the 1970s. Local legend tells that they belonged to a visiting preacher, Finlay Munro, a strange and charismatic figure born […]

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New Poll:  Scotland would vote in favor of independence if the vote was tomorrow

New Poll: Scotland would vote in favor of independence if the vote was tomorrow

Something notable was announced today in Scotland, but it may not be as notable as it might at first seem.  Nearly a year on from last year’s Scottish Independence Referendum, Scottish television station STV announced the findings of a national poll that examined an array of political issues on the minds of Scottish voters.  Tops on […]

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Are there more Scottish Conservatives than Unicorns in Scotland?  Barely.

Are there more Scottish Conservatives than Unicorns in Scotland? Barely.

These days Scottish politics seems to be all about the left. Indeed there is a lot of energy and a smorgasbord of political choice left of Scotland’s “centre”. Meanwhile it can be hard to find signs of life over on the right. Yet there are living breathing “right of centre progressive conservatives” in Scotland. Many […]

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Flight Lieutenant Wallace McIntosh – RAF 207th Lancaster Bombers

Flight Lieutenant Wallace McIntosh – RAF 207th Lancaster Bombers

By Ray McHatton Clan Mackintosh of North America Flight Lieutenant Wallace McIntosh was considered the most successful WW2 air gunner in Bomber Command, having downed eight enemy aircraft during his career with the RAF. In a single mission the day after D-Day, he took down three German night fighters, which were radar-retrofitted, and much coveted […]

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