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Review of Ziggys Restaurant in St Andrews

It was my first visit to Ziggys Restaurant in St Andrews, and I was intrigued to see it described as a family owned ‘themed restaurant’, decorated with rock and roll memorabilia. I was guessing it would be a

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Restaurant Review of Forgans St Andrews

  The town of St Andrews is world famous for many reasons – Scotland’s first university was founded here in 1413 and town is of course home to the game of golf. The oldest golf

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Ghosts – The Grey Lady of Glamis Castle

Glamis Castle is on my home turf, not far from my parent’s house and has always been one of my favourite castles.      Not just the look of the castle, which with its turrets

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Smoking In Switzerland

Can you guess from which age a child can legally purchase cigarettes in Geneva? 15 years? 18 years? Perhaps even older? I bet not many of you would have guessed that a child can buy

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21st Century Clearances

This is what the blogger GentleOtter calls the situation facing tenant farmers in Scotland right now. Feudal. Medieval. Unfuckingbelievable. GentleOtter and her family live and farm in the Perthshire Glens. An idyllic location that hides

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Secrets of Scotland for Tourists – Review – Aird Hill B&B Badachro

It is a tricky thing, choosing a B&B. You can look on TripAdvisor.com and ask on Twitter, but when it comes down to it, you are on your own. A highly recommended B&B might have

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The Secrets of Scotland – Scottish Artist Ron Lawson

    Is it Awfully Middle-Class to Have an Art Theme?  You are all nodding. This is a bad sign. It was not planned, but we seem to have a Scottish art theme in our

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Secrets of Scotland for Tourists – Off the Beaten Track – Part Two

All beautiful countries share this problem – you can’t see Scotland for tourists blocking the best views and roads. Find unspoilt and less traveled paths with this series of articles on the Secrets of Scotland

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Secrets of Scotland – Off the Beaten Track – Part One

    All beautiful countries share this problem – you can’t see Scotland for tourists blocking the best views and roads. Find unspoilt and less traveled paths with this series of articles on the Secrets

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Favourite Photos of 2010

Today I was thinking about the passing of the year 2010 and thought I would gather some of my favourite photos in one post. These are the ones that I particularly like, or which bring

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