A ‘not so’ Brief History of the Kilt

A ‘not so’ Brief History of the Kilt

The Kilt. Just saying that conjures up images of HIghlanders walking through the Scottish Glens. it is one of the most recognisable national dress seen in the Western World. All over there are women, and men, swooning at the thought of a man in a kilt, c’mon readers I know you’re all thinking it and […]

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Top 5: Whisky of the Clans

Top 5: Whisky of the Clans

Intrinsically linked like bread and butter, whisky and the Clans are about as all things Scot as you’re going to get. Here are our top five links between the water of life and Scotland’s oldest families. 1. Dalmore In 1263, an ancestor of Clan Mackenzie saved King Alexander III of Scotland from being gored by […]

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PM Cites Clan Cameron Heritage in Referendum Speech

PM Cites Clan Cameron Heritage in Referendum Speech

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has referenced his clan heritage in an appeal to keep Scotland part of the United Kingdom. In a speech given in East London last Friday, Cameron urged Scots and Britons to defend their shared history and heritage by voting against the upcoming referendum on Scottish Independence. With only seven months […]

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Crowdfunding Appeal to Save Culloden Blunderbuss

Crowdfunding Appeal to Save Culloden Blunderbuss

The National Trust for Scotland have launched an online crowdfunding appeal to save one of the few items removed from the historic battlefield at Culloden. The 343 year old blunderbuss, currently on display at the Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, is to be listed for sale in six months time, endangering it of being lost to […]

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Clan Donnachaidh‎ (Robertson) Estate up for Sale

Clan Donnachaidh‎ (Robertson) Estate up for Sale

An excessively magnificent and utterly luxurious highland estate with clan links has been placed on the market, boasting an equally impressive price tag. Once home to Clan Robertson, the sprawling Dall Estate is located on the south shore of Loch Rannoch in Perthshire with the estate agent currently accepting offers of over £2.3 million. The […]

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Martin Fowler’s Graphic History of Scotland

Martin Fowler’s Graphic History of Scotland

Compiling 500 years of Scottish history is by no means an easy feat. Countless pages of history books burst at the seams with tales of battles, inventions, kings and queens, acts of law, migration, song – it’s hard enough to even pick where to begin. However, Scottish artist Martin Fowler has done just that, compiling […]

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