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Scotland Magazine Issue 23

Scotland Magazine Issue 23

Scotland Magazine Issue 23

In this issue - Island Life - Scotland's finest whisky islands - A royal county - Aberdeenshire - Top 10 Romantic destinations - Scotland in Bloom - Hebridean Princess - Shortbread recipes - Solway - Bagpipes

Published October 2005

Great service isn't just child's play
Dominic Roskrow says a big thank you on behalf of his son, Louie

October 2005, Issue 23, page 3

Wallace, Bruce and political correctness
Seven hundred years ago, on August 23, Sir William Wallace, the Scottish resistance leader, was sentenced to death in London. Thereafter, he was hung, drawn and quartered, and his body parts despatche...

October 2005, Issue 23, page 7

Book Reviews
Tales of the Picts. A collection of ancient tales from the Picts for the first time, taking readers into the magical past of this most ancient of Scottish tribes. The Picts, a proud tribe of warriors ...

October 2005, Issue 23, page 11

Saligo Bay, Isle of Islay
Photographer Andy Hall captures the favourite place of former NATO secretary general and Labour minister Lord George Robertson

October 2005, Issue 23, page 14

Protecting history
Charles Douglas visits Bowhill, near Selkirk, the Scottish Borders home of the Duke of Buccleuch & Queensberry.

October 2005, Issue 23, page 16

Illuminating landscapes
The fifth part of our series walking in the footsteps of Scott. Written and photographed by John Hannavy

October 2005, Issue 23, page 18

Many strings to their bows
Scots grandees have a number of ceremonial roles based on history. One of the most prestigious is based around its pursuit of fine archery. James Irvine Robertson reports

October 2005, Issue 23, page 20

Well and truly hen-pecked
The hen harrier gets a hard time but keeps quiet about it. Graham Holliday reports

October 2005, Issue 23, page 22

A Lovers Kingdom
Where would you go for a romantic break in Scotland? Christopher Fisher picks some of the best places

October 2005, Issue 23, page 24

In a Scottish country garden
The Scottish Gardener is a new book from Suki Urquhart. Here are some extracts about private gardens, with pictures by Ray Cox

October 2005, Issue 23, page 28

Aberdeen & Grampian – Northern delights
Aberdeen and the Grampians are a fascinating mix of land and sea. Sally Toms reports

October 2005, Issue 23, page 35

Solway coast is bird watchers' paradise
Some of Britain's rarest birds live in the vast mud flats and sands of Solway on the Dumfries coast. Anthony Toole reports

October 2005, Issue 23, page 42

Princess of the Scottish seas
Vivien Devlin finds that a life on the ocean wave improves dramatically when you're on a small but perfectly formed luxury liner

October 2005, Issue 23, page 44

Hogmanay hotels
IN EXCLUSIVE ASSOCIATION WITH HotelReviewScotland.com

October 2005, Issue 23, page 46

Making short work of it...
Shortbread is a national treasure, and Sue Lawrence can't resist it. Here she extols its versatility

October 2005, Issue 23, page 48

Holding sway around the Tay (Menzies)
In the latest in our series on clans, James I Robertson looks at the Menzies

October 2005, Issue 23, page 52

Wacky races
Sail Caledonia is funsailing with a difference. Maxwell MacLeod joined the other motley crews for a few days of mindless hedonism

October 2005, Issue 23, page 54

Proof of life apres-ski
Aviemore was looking tired and outdated. But as Mark Nicholls discovers, the Cairngorms region and the town at the heart of them are being regenerated

October 2005, Issue 23, page 58

The pipes, the pipes are calling
The bagpipes act as a strange ambassador for Scotland. Ronald M. James looks at their chequered history

October 2005, Issue 23, page 62

Set for the history books
In the latest in our series on the Scottish regiments, Mark Nicholls looks at the Royal Highland Fusiliers and Glasgow, the vibrant city where it still recruits many of its soldiers

October 2005, Issue 23, page 65

Scotland's whisky islands
The islands around Scotland's coastline are ruggedly beautiful and home to some of the nation's best whisky. Dominic Roskrow acts as tour guide

October 2005, Issue 23, page 68

Art and antiques news
Sally Toms looks at all the latest exhibitions and events from the world of art and antiques

October 2005, Issue 23, page 74

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