By-Gone Days in our
By Jean L. Watson (1864) (pdf)
The Scottish Studies Foundation of Toronto.
of 25 Years of the Scottish Review
Under the editorship of Kenneth Roy
Scottish Review’s Young Scots of the Year 2019
Shadows of Scottish Life
A selection from the papers of the late Arthur Austin (1822)
Police, Fire and the
Bringing you information on the Scottish Police, Fire and
Churchmen and the Problem of Prostitution in
By Rev. Ian A. Muirhead, M.A., B.D. (pdf)
Reminders of old times in Scotland
This is where
we store old copies of newspapers that we've scanned in as
Scottish News Sources
Here we provide you with some news from the BBC and a link
to a page that provides links to the Scottish newspapers and
other news sources.
The Famous Scottish Haggis
Providing you with all the information you'll need on our
famous Scottish Haggis.
Proving you some good information on Scottish health and
medicine along with some really old texts on preventative
Highland Games & Pipe Bands around the World
A small guide to help you organise your
wedding, check who toasts who, who pays and lots of
interesting information about that special day.
Writings of Albert Morris
A five-days-a-week column to be grave but gay (in the
old sense), pungent but subtle, learned but light.
Articles by the Scotsman's legendary feature writer,
Albert Morris, from 29 December, 2001 to 8th April,
and Broom Stories
Stories from Thistle and Broom about the crafts people that
produce their merchandise.
This is an old Household Encyclopaedia that has been in my family
for as long as I can remember (over 50 years) and while not Scottish
I decided to make it available on the site. It is work in progress
and I'll be adding to it over time until it's all up.
Intelligence, Stress, the Learning Process and Accelerated Learning by
Scottish and Highland Dancing
Some background and dance books.
Here we give you an introduction to a few of Scotland's native plants and
there uses as well as some gardening tips.
Ideas for Special Occasions
Quick and easy gifts you can make yourself.
A Gaelic Language Primer
This will teach you some phrases for your trip to Scotland.
Scottish Art and Artists as well as lessons on how to paint and draw.
A guide to Scottish Education
Our wee collection of Scottish animals and pets
Our Guide to Scottish politics and our political parties.
Guidance given by the Home Office on Safety issues and other links
Where we bring you our own clip art and links to other resources.
Showing you how a Highland home was built and furnished.
- Building a
Clan Davidson Highland House
Instructions on how to build a model of a Highland House.
- Building a Tulloch Castle Model
Instructions on how to build a model of Tulloch Castle.
McNie's Fish 'n' Chip Shop
We follow Frank on getting his new restaurant up and running.
Lamplight’s underlying mission is the prevention of suicide among teens
and young adults. We don’t focus on suicide but on the root causes such
as depression, low self esteem, low self image and other causative
Celtic Cookery, Bagpipes and Scottish Dance
Articles by Evan McVey
An old Scotch Dress
Pavement and Highways
Specimen Days in Strathclyde by William Power (1911) (pdf)
Andrew Bruce's Boats
Andrew (aged 12) sent us in pictures of the fishing boats you can see in
the North East of Scotland
Stirling Council Elections 2007 -
Here we are following the process of trying to be elected to a council
ward in Scotland and in this case we are following Alasdair MacPherson
who will be fighting to become elected for the Bannockburn Ward of
Stirling Council on behalf of the SNP.
An targaid Gàidhealach – the Highland
A Scottish Toast
An old place mat with a Scottish Toast
Linda is a Member of the Scottish Parliament and she is doing a weekly
diary for us showing us what life is like for a Scottish Member of
Parliament with the Scottish National Party (SNP).
Christina McKelvie MSP
Christina is a Member of the Scottish Parliament and this is her weekly
diary of her work as a SNP MSP where the SNP are now the party in power.
Tasmina Ahmed Sheikh
Superwoman mum and Bollywood actress is putting law career aside to
pursue political ambitions
Scots Independent Newspaper 80 years old
A few articles from this 80th anniversary issue
Grand Designs. Isle Of Skye
A Handbook of Weather Folk-Lore
A Collection of Proverbial Sayings in various languages relating to
the Weatherm wutg explanatory and Illustrative notes by Rev. C. Swainson,
M.A., (1873) (pdf)
The Folk-Lore of Plants
By T. F. Thiselton Dyer (1889)
Letters from a gentleman in the north of Scotland to his friend in
Containing the description of a capital town in that northern country:
with an account of many uncommon customs of the inhabitants: likewise an
account of the Highlands, with the customs and manners of the
Highlanders: to which is added, a letter relating to the military ways
among the mountains, began in the year 1726: the whole interspersed with
facts and circumstances entirely new to the generality of people in
England, and little known in the southern parts of Scotland in 2 volumes
By Hugh MacDiarmid
Religious, Philosophical, Historical, Biographical, Topographical and General
By Harriet Martineau with Autobiographical Sketch (1885) (pdf)
Scottish (1888) (pdf)
A Book of
Ballad Stories by Mary MacLeod
With Introduction by Edward Dowden (188?) (pdf)
The housekeeper's handbook
by Sarah Josephine MacLeod (1915). Also includes a link to "How to Cook and
The House of Fraser
The Archive is an outstanding source for the history
of British design, fashion, tastes, lifestyles, consumerism and consumption from
the early nineteenth to the end of the twentieth century.
Alastair's viewing on
I watch several channels in the evening on a regular basis and so hope you find
this list useful.
Brief Reports of Lectures delivered to the
Working Classes of Edinburgh
On the Means in their own Power of Improving their Character & Condition by
James Simpson, Esq., Advocate (1844) (pdf)
Some background on LGBT+ rights in Scotland
Scottish science fiction
Writing Scottish literature back into history by Gavin Miller (2009) (pdf)
Scottish Place-Names and Scottish Saints
By Ralph Richardson
Our Holiday Among the Hills
By James and Janet Logie Robertson (1882) (pdf)
Scottish National Memorials
A Record of the Historical and Archaeological Collection in the Bishops Castle,
Glasgow, 1888 Edited by James Paton.
A Century of
A Memorial of The Glasgow International Exhibition 1888
Sprigs of Heather
The Rambles of 'May-Fly' with Old Friends by Rev. John Anderson, D.D., Minister
of Kinnoull (1884) (pdf)
With eighty examples of their work engraved on wood (1881) (pdf)
How can the Sanitary
Condition of the Population engaged in the Coast Fisheries of Scotland be
A paper by William Paul, Advocate in Aberdeen (1877) (pdf)
Edited and Arranged by Walter Sichel (1910) (pdf)
The Moulding of the
By P. Hume Brown
An Iron Age Craftworking Centre in North-East Scotland by Candy
Hatherley and Ross Murray (pdf)
Researches into the development of Mythology, Religion, Language, Art and
Custom by Edward B. Taylor, D.C.L., LL.D., F.R.S., Professor of Anthropology
in the University of Oxford in two volumes (Fourth Edition) (1903)
The Exploits of Wise
And Witty Eppie, the Ale-Wife of Buckhaven (pdf)
Description of the Western Isles of Scotland
By M Martin (1703) (pdf)
Scottish Girls’ Samplers, 1700–1872 by Naomi E A Tarrant (2014)
What has the SNP ever
done for me?
Sent in by Stan Bruce
By Lauchlan MacLean Watt (1912)
Mine Eyes to the Hills
An Anthology of the Highland Forest arranged by Patrick R. Chalmers
illustrated by V. R. Balfour-Browne (1931) (pdf)
Or “Auld Lang Syne” by Jean L. Watson (1880) (pdf)
William Walkinshaw, an old
By the Rev. George W. Taylor, M.A., Carlops
Amid the High Hills
By Sir Hugh Fraser (1923) (pdf)
By Mearns Writers. The Mearns Voices Podcast brings you a selection of work from
our Aberdeenshire based writing group. Relax and travel with us in poetry and
Round The Grange Farm
Or, Good Old Times by Jean L. Watson (1872) (pdf)
The Kirk above
By the Rev. H. M. B. Reid (1895) (pdf)
Free Screen Savers
and Sun Clock
Here you can download our free screen savers and sun clock