"Scotland" Blogs & Blog Posts

Spirit of OrkneySpirit of Orkney

The Orkney archipelago is made up of around 70 islands situated off the Nor...

 
Janey Godley’s BlogJaney Godley’s Blog

Award-winning Blog, since 2004, which provides an astoundingly honest, cand...

 
Tinned TomatoesTinned Tomatoes

Vegetarian food that will please everyone. Tasty pasta dishes, comfortin...

 
MuzzerinoMuzzerino

Words of wisdom from an expat Scot in Aotearoa New Zealand

 
mooch photographymooch photography

Landscape photography of Oxfordshire and beyond.

 
Trabant 601Trabant 601

My thoughts on life, culture, books, art, music, plus my photography and a ...

 


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Human bones uncovered in Stirling in the late 19th century have been identified as being more than 4000 years old, making ‘Torbrex Tam’ the city’s oldest resident to date. Torbrex Tam facial reconstruction [Credit: Emily McCulloch]The remains...

A rare Pictish stone carving of a man has been found during a multi-million pound roadworks’ project in Perth. The recently discovered Pictish stone [Credit: Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust]The exciting archaeological find temporarily stopped wor...

An unfinished portrait of a woman believed to be Mary, Queen of Scots has been found hidden beneath another 16th-century portrait during a significant research project recently conducted at the National Galleries of Scotland and the Courtauld Institu...

Researchers at the University of Dundee have recreated the face of an 18th-century "witch" who died in jail before she could be burned for her "crimes". Lilias Adie died in prison in 1704 [Credit: Dundee University]Lilias Adie, from Torryburn, Fife,...

Her name was Lilias Adie, and she died in prison while waiting to be burned at the stake as a witch. Forensic artist Dr Christopher Rynn used the latest reconstructive methods to show us her face. Lilias Adie was tortured in prison and it is b...

An ancient little lizard-like creature from the Scottish Borders is the missing ancestral link between human beings and the fish we evolved from millions of years ago. Dubbed 'Tiny', its fossilised remains were found in in a piece of rock smaller tha...

Archaeologists are hoping they may soon be able to shed light on the past history of mysterious Iron Age ruins in the Scottish Highlands. Things Va Broch [Credit: Caithness Broch Project]Geophysical scans of the land around two ancient roundhouses k...