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Scotland Magazine Issue 12

Scotland Magazine Issue 12

Scotland Magazine Issue 12

In this issue - Blair Castle and Atholl Palace - The Borders - Out and about in the Lowlands - Ancestors on-line - Fortress castles - Iain Banks - Culloden - Winter wildlife

Published January 2004

Windy, wonderful Orkney
Editor Dominic Roskrow visits the Orkney Isles

January 2004, Issue 12, page 3

Nothing quite like honourable defeat
Roddy Martine talks...

January 2004, Issue 12, page 7

For Queen and Country
The Atholl Highlanders are the sole private army in Europe so it's only right they help to safeguard one of Scotland's greatest treasures - Blair Castle. Kate Ennis reports

January 2004, Issue 12, page 12

Standing Guard
John Hannavy looks at fortress castles on Scotland's coastline

January 2004, Issue 12, page 16

On the path of hares and crossbills
Catching wildlife in late winter isn't easy. But hares and crossbills are there say Graham Holliday

January 2004, Issue 12, page 19

A bloody end to an uprising
Culloden stands out as a defining moment in Scottish history. James Irvine Robertson looks back

January 2004, Issue 12, page 20

Do you have Scottish Ancestry?
If so, there's a website that will allow you to trace your Caledonian heritage and find out exactly where your forefathers came from, and what they did as Martin Vousden reveals

January 2004, Issue 12, page 23

Searching for Scotland's true spirit
Iain Banks' new book is a personal journey into Scotland's distillery hearland. Paul Schoonenberg reports

January 2004, Issue 12, page 28

Pop a few airs
Power-kiting is the latest daredevil beach craze and Scotland is ideal for it. Louise Gilbert gave it a twirl

January 2004, Issue 12, page 32

Not just for Christmas
Reindeer are in their element in winter in general and at Christmas in particular. Hayley Fletcher travelled to the Cairngorms to meet Scotland's free roaming herd

January 2004, Issue 12, page 36

A great explorer
In 1799 a young Scottish borderer published his story of an epic African journeyand became the toast of London society. Neil Gunn recounts his story.

January 2004, Issue 12, page 40

It's all uphill for the salmon
Steve Newman looks at he salmon as it returns to the river Tweed, and the animals and hazards it encounters on its way.

January 2004, Issue 12, page 42

The Borders – bordering on the magnificent
Many looking north from Edinburgh and Glasgow miss out on the areas bordering England. What a shame, says Steve Newman

January 2004, Issue 12, page 46

Add a sparkle to your life
Scotland is famed for its exquisite jewellery. Kate Patrick picks out some gems

January 2004, Issue 12, page 54

Pies and bridies
Pies and bridies have been an important part of Scottish culture for centuries and the standard has never been higher. Sue Lawrence picks a few favourites

January 2004, Issue 12, page 58

Recomended for romantics
In association with HotelReviewScotland.com

January 2004, Issue 12, page 62

Splendour at Pitlochry
Hotels don't get much more grand than Atholl Palace in Pitlochry, says Brigid James

January 2004, Issue 12, page 64

A special kind of tree house
The Scottish Crannog centre brings history to life in spectacular fashion. Joyce Bram went to visit it.

January 2004, Issue 12, page 66

A new lease of life
The dovecot tapestries are going from strength to strength. Roddy Martine assesses a true Scottish treasure

January 2004, Issue 12, page 68

The Tugger's tie and tale
Our latest bizarre tale from Scotland's west coast comes from Blue Dalziel

January 2004, Issue 12, page 74

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