Category Archives: Scotland

A-Z Challenge 2020 – Specialised Studies T is for Tartans

Tartans are a significant part of Scottish identity and heritage; though not every surname is represented by a tartan. People traditionally where a tartan which reflects their surname or an associated family. Alternatively they may decide to wear the tartan … Continue reading

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Scottish Highlands & Islands

Amazingly, there are 790 Scottish Islands, divided into four groups Shetland Orkney Herbrides Inner Outer As I researched this section I was astounded that there are so many islands. Then I pondered on the practical aspects, such as post and … Continue reading

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