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  • Young Capaldi and the Pipes
    Doctor Who: Are you ready for the kilt-wearing Doctor?
    A great deal of the Whovian internet is concerned about the 12th Doctor’s age. But, should they be concerned about something else? Doctor Who show runner, Steven Moffat, has already announced that the 12th Doctor will be sporting a natural...
  • Shortbread for last-minute gifting
    Shortbread for Santa
    Many children, in preparing for their visit from Santa, like to leave him a snack. You may also be trying to think of a last-minute gift for someone and you've hit dead-ends in coming up with a solution. What to do? Let's make a special...
  • Adam Newth's crusted haddock
    Adam Newth's crusted haddock recipe for St. Andrew's Day
    Here's an elegant dish from chef Adam Newth to serve on St. Andrews Day, the major national holiday celebrated in Scotland on November 30th each year. Newth is one of the hottest young chefs in Scotland, propelled by his talent in creating...
  • Smoked Haddock Bake
    Adam Newth's smoked haddock bake recipe for St. Andrew's Day
    Just as we celebrate Thanksgiving each year with cherished dishes like sweet potatoes with marshmallows and roast turkey, in Scotland they celebrate St. Andrew's Day, a national holiday that honors the country's patron saint with a feast...
  • Art calendars
    In support of Scottish art - Doricmor
    On a recent trip home to Scotland to see family and friends and stock up on decent chocolate, I met up with various people in the art world. Over the next couple of months I am introducing their work to the American continent, via New Jersey ....
  • Knitting
    Scottish knitters vow to break knitting Guinness World Record in 2014
    According to an article published by The Courier on September 9, a group of knitters joined together at Tannadice Park in the Scottish city of Dundee to break the Guinness World Record for simultaneously knitting together.The Courier reports that...
  • Unpack your kilt and get ready  for the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games
    Unpack your kilt and get ready for the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games
    It's the time of year those with Scottish ancestry are called towards the mountains for the gathering of the Clans and the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games. Beginning July 11th in Linville North Carolina, the competition beings with...
  • Brave
    ‘Brave’ is a Pixar success, although not their best
    It’s refreshing to see a Pixar film in the classic human form. ‘Brave,’ story by Brenda Chapman, takes cultural traditions of historical Scotland to the screen and, in doing so with its bright whimsical cast, it can win hearts....
  • Brave
    Review of 'Brave'
    BraveDirected by Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, and Steve PurcellStarring Kelly Macdonald, Bill Connolly, and Emma Thompson93 MinutesRated PGOver the years, Pixar has released a slew of great movies, a few okay ones, and a couple that were kind of...
  • Shortbread Cookies
    A Wilmington Scot-Irish holiday: St Andrews feast
    Annual the emigrants of the Brandywine Valley gather together to celebrate their patron saints. Once such saint is St Andrew; the patron saint of Scotland. Many of today’s Wilmingtonians are of Scot-Irish decent and embrace both cultures and...
  • Ocean at dusk
    Dunedin, Florida: A must see for any Pittsburgher of Scottish descent
    Lost among all the many famous beaches in Florida, not to mention Walt Disney World Resort, is a small Scottish city along the Gulf of Mexico called Dunedin (pronounced done-ee-din) which is a must see for any Pittsburgher of Scottish descent...
  • Robert Burns portrait
    Robert Burns Supper
    Today is not only Irish Coffee Day, it's the Scottish celebration of the Burns Supper. Many restaurantes of the U.K. will have special meals and events to honor the man who brought us such notable songs and poems as Ode to a Haggis and Auld...
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    Funny Video: Scottish guy hates Iceland and isn't afraid to tell you so (with video)
    This guy really, really doesn't care for Iceland. Or volcanoes. But mostly Iceland. As you can imagine, Iceland has its hands full right now. A volcanic eruption rocked the country earlier in the week, causing all sorts of problems for the...