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Scotland Magazine Issue 31

Scotland Magazine Issue 31

Scotland Magazine Issue 31

In this issue - Argyll & Bute - Where to go and what to see - King James IV - On the war path - World War II - Genealogy - Spooky Edinbugh - Bonnie Prince Charlie - Falkland Palace - Broughton Gallery - Highland Games - Clan MacKay

Published February 2007

Digging into the past
Sally Toms has started researching her family tree

February 2007, Issue 31, page 3

Thriving abroad
It was the combination of a book launch, and meeting up with Eddie Tait, who runs the website www.scotsinlondon.com, that got me thinking about just how well the Scottish diaspora (I dislike that word...

February 2007, Issue 31, page 7

A private palace
Charles Douglas visits Falkland Palace in Fife, former home to the Stuart kings as well as a peculiar form of tennis

February 2007, Issue 31, page 14

Now who be ye, would cross Loch Gyle? (Ulva)
John Hannavy visits Ulva, a tiny island off the west coast of Mull

February 2007, Issue 31, page 18

A slice of luxury (Myres Castle)
Sally Toms finds out what's cooking at Myres Castle

February 2007, Issue 31, page 22

Spooky Edinburgh
Gary Hayden looks at a few places where you can experience the ghoulish history of Edinburgh's Royal Mile

February 2007, Issue 31, page 24

Carol Smillie
Christopher Fisher meets the celebrity television personality best known for presenting BBC series Changing Rooms and more recently as a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing

February 2007, Issue 31, page 28

Two fat ladies
Rob Allanson checks out a Glasgow restaurant renowned for its fish cuisine

February 2007, Issue 31, page 30

Argyll – the best of three worlds
Argyll has something for everyone, offering visitors a taste of the very best of Scotland. Dominic Roskrow reports

February 2007, Issue 31, page 31

Argyll & Bute
Where to eat The Anchorage Restaurant Harbour Street, Tarbert Small, intimate restaurant producing fresh, colourful food with the accent on seafood, beef and lamb cooked in a simple, classic style. T...

February 2007, Issue 31, page 34

The life of King James IV
This issue, James Irvine Robertson looks at the history of James IV, the man responsible for the creation of the Kingdom of Scotland

February 2007, Issue 31, page 38

The Young Pretender (Bonnie Prince Charlie)
In the latest part of our series looking at Scottish characters, Mark Nicholls sets off to find out more about Bonnie Prince Charlie

February 2007, Issue 31, page 40

The Broughton Gallery
In the latest of our series on Scotland's galleries and museums, Charles Douglas visits a very special art gallery in the Borders

February 2007, Issue 31, page 44

Finding your roots
Genealogy has grown into big business, but how easy is it to track your ancestry and find out about your relatives? Dominic Roskrow reports in part one of our guide

February 2007, Issue 31, page 46

Fields of Gold
Sue Lawrence provides a few recipes using that most traditional of Scottish ingredients, barley

February 2007, Issue 31, page 49

Hunting grounds
Paul Kirkwood sets out on two wheels to explore the villages on Scotland's east coast

February 2007, Issue 31, page 52

With a strong hand (Clan MacKay)
James Irvine Robertson reveals the history of the once powerful Clan MacKay

February 2007, Issue 31, page 56

On the war path
Sally Toms picks out a few places to visit in connection with World War II

February 2007, Issue 31, page 58

Highland training
In the final part of our series looking at how you can get around Scotland by train, Mark Nicholls makes Inverness his departure point

February 2007, Issue 31, page 64

Festival fever
With so much happening in Scotland throughout the year, it's hard to know what's going on where. Our handy guide will make things clearer

February 2007, Issue 31, page 67

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