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Scotland Magazine Issue 46

Scotland Magazine Issue 46

Scotland Magazine Issue 46

In this issue - Edinburgh Castle - Whisky - Autumn Walks - Dundee & Fife- Clan Ross - Mary Slessor - Kellie Castle & much, much more...

Published August 2009

A fond farewell
Sally Toms steps down as Editor

August 2009, Issue 46, page 3

A lot to be proud of
We were gathered together in Edinburgh's Dome Restaurant to celebrate the presentation of an honourary doctorate from Queen Margaret's University to Alan Bain, President Emeritus of the American Scott...

August 2009, Issue 46, page 7

In the news
Stories in stone A new art site in Scotland has uncovered stories of migration and Scottish heritage. The series of striding stone arches, at Cairnhead Forest in Dumfries and Galloway, have been cr...

August 2009, Issue 46, page 8

ScotlandEvents
Hogmanay December 31, 2009 Enjoy Scotland's world famous Hogmanay celebrations with a variety of events across the country. From a true Glasgow welcome in George Square to Stonehaven's colourful fireb...

August 2009, Issue 46, page 12

Highland Mary
Annie Harrower-Gray looks at the life behind Mary Campbell, one of the women that so inspired Robert Burns.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 18

Kellie Castle
Charles Douglas visits an ancient and important castle in the East Neuk of Fife.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 18

Good and local
Ian Buxton visits The Creel, a destination restaurant on remote Orkney.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 21

The forces of nature
John Hannavy explores Scotland's dramatic landscape and the writers it has inspired.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 22

Dundee & the Kingdom of Fife – ancient and Royal land
Charles Douglas explores Dundee and the Kingdom of Fife.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 28

Where to discover... Shinty
Shinty is an ancient sport played almost exclusively in Scotland, but it's not for the faint-hearted. Dominic Roskrow reports.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 35

Defending the realm
Roy Stevenson explores Edinburgh Castle's remarkable gun batteries and military museums.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 38

Mary Slessor
The life of a Scots woman and 19th century missionary to Nigeria.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 42

Edinburgh's great beast
Rioting in 18th century Edinburgh was once a common occurence. James Irvine Robertson looks at why.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 43

Fruits of the sea
Sue Lawrence provides us with some more recipes, this time using Scotland's delicious deep sea scallops.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 47

A Victorian playground
In the middle of the 19th century, Edinburgh residents made way for The Royal Patent Gymnasium, an eccentric recreational resort. Jack Gillon takes us back.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 50

10 Best Autumn Walks
Keith Fergus explores the best walks to catch some seasonal colour.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 54

Low season treats
In autumn and winter Scotland can be at her photogenic best. It's a time when country house hotels come into their own and open fires add to the appeal. Special Offers are now online and there are mor...

August 2009, Issue 46, page 58

Whisky country
Rob Allanson takes us on a whistle-stop tour of Scotland's single malt distilleries.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 60

Clan Ross
James Irvine Robertson looks at the history of another of Scotland's great families.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 66

Will ye no come back again?
Annie Harrower-Gray explores the legends of some Jacobean hauntings in the Highlands of Scotland.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 68

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Each issue we bring you some of the finest products handmade in Scotland.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 74

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