The Muses of Ancient Greek Mythology were believed to have the power to inspire creativity. Who were the Muses and over which realms of the creative arts and learning did they have influence?
Making your own handmade easel cards is a fun hobby and the results are fantastic greeting cards to send to your friends and family.
Choux pastry can be used to make a variety of great desserts. The recipes given here are for profiteroles with chocolate sauce and Paris-Brest with Creme Patissiere.
Kerstkransjes or Christmas Wreath Cookies are a delicious and decorative treat for the festive season. They are traditionally hung on the branches of the Christmas tree and can be decorated in a variety of ways.
A Christmas Cookie Tree makes a great centrepiece for your table over the holidays. It's something that you can make with the kids and it will help to keep them busy in the lead up to the big day.
Queen Isabella wife of King Edward II of England is best known as the 'She-Wolf of France' but there is more to her story than the adultery and murder with which she tends to be associated. This article looks at the...
There are dozens of traditions associated with Scottish weddings. Some are still carried out today while others are no longer practised. This hub looks at some of these wedding customs.
Traditional singalong songs are great for getting your toddler to think about matching actions to words. They help to build your child's vocabulary and help with the development of memory skills.
There are several breeds of dog which originate in Scotland, including these cute little terriers which make fantastic pets.
Semi-freddo is a simple to make frozen dessert that you can add lots of different flavourings to. It is similar to ice-cream but does not involve churning or making a custard.
A really handy kitchen gadget to have is an apple corer, peeler and slicer. It cuts down the time taken to prepare apples and means that you can make great desserts in less time.
A classic British tea time treat, the Victoria Sponge is an easy to bake cake that can be filled with buttercream and jam, or whipped cream and fruit.
One of Henrik Ibsen's finest plays is Hedda Gabler. It centres around the eponymous heroine and her desire to break free from the constraints imposed by society in the late 19th century.
A great lemon cake that can be used for a number of special occasions. This cake is sandwiched together with lemon curd and lemon buttercream. It is decorated with rolled fondant and edible butterflies and flowers.
Three simple recipes for delicious chocolate traybakes that your children can help you to make. These don't involve baking and are very quick and easy.
Several of Shakespeare's plays do not fit comfortably into the genres of comedy, tragedy or history and have come to be known as problem plays.
No-bake cheesecakes are a really simple treat to make. You can create all sorts of different flavor combinations, starting with a basic vanilla cheesecake.
Shinty is one of the national sports of Scotland and is widely played in the Scottish Highlands.
Creating a bright and colorful reading space in your home is a great way to make it fun for your child to learn to read and it allows you to spend time together.
Keeping a recipe scrapbook is a great way of preserving memories for the next generation. It is very simple to do and you can easily create attractive scrapbook pages to showcase your special family recipes.
Castles make a great venue for a wedding and there are several great Scottish castles which can be hired for your special day.
Chocolate transfer sheets offer a simple way to decorate your cupcakes and desserts. The chocolate transfer sheets are simple to use but create a beautiful finish to your cakes.
A horror movie party is a fun way to get a group of frriends together. There are all sorts of great ways that you can create the perfect horror movie theme party.
Emerging in Scotland in the late nineteenth century, the Glasgow Boys are amongst the most celebrated Scottish artists.
Making a memory scrapbooks is a great way to keep a record of the important events in your life and to document your family history. It is simple to produce a nice memory scrapbook which can hold all your important...
Scotland is an abundant source of food such as venison, beef and seafood. It is possible to trace the history of food in Scotland to get an idea of how people lived.
Taking care of small dogs requires a commitment. You need to consider how to choose the right breed, its feeding, grooming and health needs.
Simple to make frosting recipes including buttercream frosting, cream cheese frosting, Swiss meringue buttercream frosting.
How to Understand Shakespeare gives tips on getting to grips with the language, style and form of Shakespeare's plays and sonnets.
An electric brae or gravity hill is an optical illusion which tricks the mind into believing a car is rolling uphill. There is one in Ayrshire, Scotland and another near Inverness
Many actors consider the play Macbeth to be cursed. This article looks at where the superstition arises from and how the curse of Macbeth is manifested
Shakespeare's plays fall into the categories of Comedy, Tragedy and History.
Cuprolaminophobia is the fear of coins. People who suffer this phobia find coins disgusting and are often unable to handle them. If a coin is dirty, rusted or wet, this often intensifies the feelings of disgust a...
West Highland White Terriers make great pets but there are factors you need to consider when buying one.