HubMob Weekly Topic: St Andrew's Day and Everything Scottish

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  1. Princessa profile image83
    Princessaposted 8 years ago

    Hello everyone, I hope you had a wonderful Easter weekend.  To start the week I want to thank all the HubMobsters who took part in last week's HubMob.  We managed a total of 47 hubs on St George's day and everything English 

    We are going to start April by closing our British circle.  We have already Hubbed about England, Ireland and Wales and this week to finish with the UK we are going to concentrate on Scotland and it's patron saint St. Andrew celebrated on the 30th of November.  I have very fond memories of Scotland, for those of you who have never been there, I invite you to discover this beautiful country; and to those of you who live in Scotland or have had the chance to visit, I invite you to share your experiences with the rest of us.  As it is a wide topic, please make sure that you categorize your hub correctly according to your chosen subtopic.

    Some ideas for a HubMob hub on St. Andrew and Scotland are:

    Places to visit in Scotland
    St. Andrew
    Scotland's national day
    St Andrew around the world
    Scottish history
    Scottish literature
    The Scottish influence in American culture
    Scottish cuisine
    Scottish traditions
    The Scottish parliament and politics
    The Whisky trail
    Loch Ness monster and other mythical creatures
    Golfing in Scotland
    Education and Scottish universities
    Scottish language
    Highland games
    Scottish dances

    To join this week's HubMob please follow the steps below like any other week:

    1. YOU MUST START YOUR HUB CLICKING THIS LINK.  Choose the Answer the Request green button.  Choose the MAKE A HUB ABOUT IT option. 

    2. Choose a relevant title for your Hub to get a good ranking in the search engines.

    3. If necessary change the category on your hub to best suit your topic. 

    4. Include the HubMob RSS Feed in your hub: http://hubpages.com/question/45487/hubm … ew&rss  For more information on how to add the RSS feed to your hub you can click here

    5. Add the HubMob graphic below to your hub so that everyone who reads it will know that it is part of the official HubMob topic of the week.

    http://i43.tinypic.com/rup3mg.jpg


    6. After you publish your HubMob Hub, come back to the forum and post a link to your hub with a brief description of what you wrote about and why.  Take advantage of the free publicity!


    If you are still not sure about what is a HubMob and the benefits of taking part in one I created this guide http://hubpages.com/hub/What-is-a-HubMo … o-join-one  please feel free to come up with any questions if you have any doubts left.

    1. Hungry-n-Foolish profile image61
      Hungry-n-Foolishposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hi friends. Please read my hub regarding St Andrew's Day: The History and some Interesting facts. Hope you find this good. http://hubpages.com/hub/Everything-abou … Facts?done

    2. AdsenseStrategies profile image73
      AdsenseStrategiesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Are we going to get to St David anytime soon, cos that's my name, and, well, I see you are running through the British saints smile

      1. rmcrayne profile image97
        rmcrayneposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        We already did St David's Day and All Things Welsh, before the contest.  Here's the link:

        http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/36057

        It is never too late to join a HubMob.  Princessa never closes her question.  Even after subsequent HubMob topics have been announced, you can still write on an older HubMob topic.  Just make sure you start your hub from the appropriate HubMob link.  Then contact me when you’re done and I will see that you get in the roundup hub.

  2. Princessa profile image83
    Princessaposted 8 years ago

    With this week's  HubMob we are completing the British series. 

    http://i40.tinypic.com/k54dvq.jpg

    1. CaribeM profile image86
      CaribeMposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hello to all. Here's my first contribution to this Forum... http://hubpages.com/hub/Scottish-influe … University

      I hope you enjoy it     ; )

  3. Money Glitch profile image76
    Money Glitchposted 8 years ago

    Ooh cool, this will be great and interesting as well. Although I know nothing about Scotland either. big_smile But, count me in smile

    1. barryrutherford profile image77
      barryrutherfordposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Now where is that Old Kilt & Sporran of mine...

  4. barryrutherford profile image77
    barryrutherfordposted 8 years ago

    Ist Cab off the Rank

    St Andrews Scotland the Home of Golf.

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Scotland-the-home-of-Golf?done

  5. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 8 years ago

    A short one about a couple of places I lived.

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Dalavich-and-Loch-Awe

  6. profile image0
    renoelleposted 8 years ago

    My first HubMob - the Scottish-Canadian link
    Nessie and Ogopogo
    big_smilebig_smilebig_smile

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Monsters-Mythic … er-Ogopogo

    1. Hungry-n-Foolish profile image61
      Hungry-n-Foolishposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      My debut with this one.. Hope it is taken well smile

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Everything-abou … ting-Facts

      1. AEvans profile image77
        AEvansposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        This was a very good hub! Keep your head up! smile

        1. Hungry-n-Foolish profile image61
          Hungry-n-Foolishposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Thanks from the deep of my heart, for this encouragement. And, thank you all for the overwhelming support! Hubbers, you rock!

  7. febriedethan profile image76
    febriedethanposted 8 years ago

    Hi! well I know nothing about St. Andrew's day, but I know him as Jesus's apostle and great man. So I decided to write about Scotland old city smile

    http://hubpages.com/hub/The-Charming-Old-Town-Stirling

    Enjoy..

  8. elayne001 profile image83
    elayne001posted 8 years ago

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Scottish-Humour

    No offense intended. I am after all part Scottish.

  9. ethel smith profile image84
    ethel smithposted 8 years ago
  10. barryrutherford profile image77
    barryrutherfordposted 8 years ago

    Edinburgh Military Tattoo

    An Institution

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Edinburgh-Military-Tattoo?done

  11. profile image0
    selrachposted 8 years ago
  12. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 8 years ago

    You've all set out really good topics for this HubMob! I'm working on one, but it's hard to write and I'll have it up tomorrow or the next day -- too much to digest in the connections I've found. So, I'll read your Hubs in the meantime. It's another great week for HubMobsters.

  13. Internetwriter62 profile image81
    Internetwriter62posted 8 years ago

    Here my latest for the Hub Mob, it's on one of Scotland's undiscovered treasures, the Hebrides Islands. Here's the link.
    http://hubpages.com/hub/The-Hebrides-Is … Wonderland

  14. RedElf profile image90
    RedElfposted 8 years ago

    Here's one - Scottish Shortbread, and Yetholm Bannock

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Scottish-Cuisin … ad-Recipes

    big_smilebig_smilebig_smile

    1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
      Patty Inglish, MSposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      The photos on your Hub are gorgeous and the video very nice to watch. Many thumbs up!

  15. Rose West profile image91
    Rose Westposted 8 years ago

    It's been a while since I've done hubmob! I was too busy to join in last week... Here's my hub about the Scottish Highland Cow, including pictures of this unique yak-like bovine smile

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Scottish-Highla … and-Cattle

  16. IzzyM profile image89
    IzzyMposted 8 years ago

    Finished this one at last!
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Scottish-Country-Dance

    Thought I remembered the dances well enough to write about them, then realised I'd actually forgotten most of them.
    AND the vdeos were a nightmare to find because too many were taken when the cameraman was obviously pissed at some function, I had to watch what seemed like hours of footage and I've gone and used up my monthly Gbs bandwidth allowance, so my internet'll crawl for the next fortnight!!

    1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
      Patty Inglish, MSposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I'm glad to read your Hub, though. This is wonderful information.

  17. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 8 years ago

    Finally! Lots of photos, videos, and music -

    The Horror of the Two Cullodens and the Highland Clearances

    I found so many connections between two wars and cities that it's eerie.

  18. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 8 years ago

    I watched the videos on IzzyM's Hub and became motived for some fun--

    How to Celebrate National Tartan Day

    Thanks, IzzyM!!

    1. IzzyM profile image89
      IzzyMposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Great hub you've got there. There are so many different tartans to choose from.

  19. IzzyM profile image89
    IzzyMposted 8 years ago
    1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
      Patty Inglish, MSposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Gold! I'd no idea.

  20. barryrutherford profile image77
    barryrutherfordposted 8 years ago
  21. Londonlady profile image92
    Londonladyposted 8 years ago
  22. rmcrayne profile image97
    rmcrayneposted 8 years ago

    Anyone having trouble entering a hub through the link?  I can't get in to enter the HubMob roundup.

    1. Anath profile image70
      Anathposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I had that with a previous hubmob, but it fixed itself when I tried later.

      1. barryrutherford profile image77
        barryrutherfordposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        what did it mouth to mouth  smile

        1. Anath profile image70
          Anathposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          LOL how did you guessed? wink

  23. prettydarkhorse profile image64
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    I cant enter the HUBMOB too!

    1. rmcrayne profile image97
      rmcrayneposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for verifying Maita.  I'm emailing Larry Freeman.

      1. prettydarkhorse profile image64
        prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        thank you rm, I will write and enter as soon as it is alright, Night!

  24. rmcrayne profile image97
    rmcrayneposted 8 years ago

    Here is the forum help thread I posted.  Check here for update from larryfreeman. 

    http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/40425

  25. IzzyM profile image89
    IzzyMposted 8 years ago

    Here's my third Scottish hub, but I might not have any more for a while seeing as I have (temporarily I hope) lost my internet access in my house.
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Cononish-Scotla … -Gold-Mine
    Thank God for WiFi and hotspots!

  26. prettydarkhorse profile image64
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    Thank you HP, it is working now, the HUBMOB link,

    1. rmcrayne profile image97
      rmcrayneposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Me too Maita.  I'm working on the roundup hub now.

      1. prettydarkhorse profile image64
        prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        its ok RM, I will published mine in three hours!

  27. barryrutherford profile image77
    barryrutherfordposted 8 years ago
  28. GaryWilson profile image61
    GaryWilsonposted 8 years ago

    This is a lot of fun. What a wonderful topic. Here is some great info about Scotland, the flag and what is unique
    http://hubpages.com/hub/All-Things-Scottish

  29. Kendall H. profile image82
    Kendall H.posted 8 years ago

    A day trip to Linlithgow is not as popular as visiting Edinburgh Castle but it was a lot of fun!
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Linlithgow-Birt … ish-Rulers

  30. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 8 years ago

    Traditional Scottish drummers and old recipes: clapshot, "stink", and an economical 4-ingredient shortbread.

    http://hubpages.com/t/139282

  31. Pamela99 profile image91
    Pamela99posted 8 years ago

    Here's a hub on England's tragic life of Princess Diana
    http://hubpages.com/hub/tragic-life-Princess-Daina

    1. rmcrayne profile image97
      rmcrayneposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Pamela I don't see this hub in the English, or Scottish HubMob RSS feeds.  (Can't wait to read it!)

  32. Smireles profile image79
    Smirelesposted 8 years ago

    Here is my hub about the history of St James Day and current celebration of Scotland week.
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Historical-Scotland

  33. Lamme profile image63
    Lammeposted 8 years ago
  34. TinaAtHome profile image72
    TinaAtHomeposted 8 years ago

    My first HubMob

    As a Brit living in the US I was upset that I missed the HubMob on England last week, then when I saw this week's topic was Scotland I just had to share my recipe for Dundee cake. And the cake, I made it myself. Here it is

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Dundee-Cake-Recipe?done

    Tina

    1. rmcrayne profile image97
      rmcrayneposted 8 years agoin reply to this



      Welcome to HubMob Tina!! 

      New topics are announced by Princessa in the forum each Monday, but you can still write hubs on old topics.  Princessa never closes the questions.  I routinely enter hubs for HubMob topics after the mob has moved on to new topics. 

      Just click on the appropriate link to start your hub.  When you're done, shoot me an email and I'll enter it/them into the roundup.

  35. Kevin Peter profile image69
    Kevin Peterposted 8 years ago

    St. Andrew’s Day- The National Day of Scotland

    What do you know about thistle and Saltire

    http://hubpages.com/hub/St-Andrews-Day- … f-Scotland

    1. Kevin Peter profile image69
      Kevin Peterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Every thing About Scottish Traditions and Customs

      Traditional foods, Weddings, Clothing , holidays and  more...

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Scottish-Traditions-and-Customs

  36. Jule Romans profile image98
    Jule Romansposted 8 years ago

    ummmmm.... I started a hub, then realized I was just repeating what someone else had already done. So I deleted it. Do I need to re-click the "answer" link, or can I just write a new hub once I get a better topic? Thanks.

    1. rmcrayne profile image97
      rmcrayneposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Always start a HubMob hub by answering the question.  Otherwise it will not be in the RSS feed, and therefore not a HubMob hub.  I do the roundup hub from the feed.

  37. gramarye profile image61
    gramaryeposted 8 years ago

    Hi, For St Andrew's day and everything Scottish, I've just posted my first HubMob hub. Have a look, it is about my journey back to my forefather's home in Scotland. I write about his journey to Australia, then trace my roots back to Inverarity and Brechin in Scotland. I then visit Witchden Road and the baptismal place of the pagans in Glams. Lots of great photographs to look at. You will find me here:
    http://hubpages.com/hub/A-decedent-returns-to-Scotland

    Take a look, I'm sure you will like it.

  38. RedElf profile image90
    RedElfposted 8 years ago

    Welcome, gramarye!

    Here's another for the week: Scotland the Brave!

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Scottish-Bagpip … s-Pibrochs

    big_smilebig_smilebig_smile

  39. rmcrayne profile image97
    rmcrayneposted 8 years ago

    Your St Andrew's Day and Everything Scottish HubMob roundup hub.  There are 35 hubs.

    Scottish Culture, History, Traditions, St. Andrew’s Day, and Everything Scottish

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Scottish-Cultur … ndrews-Day

    Scottish culture, Scottish history, Scottish traditions, St. Andrew’s Day.  Read about Scotland, starting from this index of HubMob hubs (articles) on everything Scottish:  The history, culture, and traditions of the Scottish people.  Scottish celebrations like St. Andrew’s Day.  Famous Scottish people, Scottish castles, Scottish towns, Scottish food.

  40. prettydarkhorse profile image64
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Famous-and-Best … -Actresses

    entertainment Scottish actors and actresses

  41. IntimatEvolution profile image82
    IntimatEvolutionposted 8 years ago

    You know I like what you all have started here.  I would like to see this type of HubMob to continue on, however though I'd like to see the challenge focused on other countries and traditions.  Countries such as Poland, Russia, China, Hungry, Turkey, Kenya, and so on.  I've really enjoyed reading about St. George's festival and England.  I'm American.  So it is nice to learn about different festivals, and traditions in other countries.

  42. Nemingha profile image89
    Neminghaposted 8 years ago

    This is my first Hubmob hub. It's a fairly in-depth look at the life and execution of Mary, Queen of Scots which I chose to write about simply because I like history. Here's the link:

    http://hubpages.com/t/1391b3

    1. rmcrayne profile image97
      rmcrayneposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Welcome to HubMob!  This was an excellent hub.

  43. barryrutherford profile image77
    barryrutherfordposted 8 years ago
  44. barryrutherford profile image77
    barryrutherfordposted 8 years ago
  45. Green Lotus profile image61
    Green Lotusposted 8 years ago

    Hello HubMobsters. Here's my Scottish Hub for the week - Men in Kilts 

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Men_in_Kilts

  46. Rose West profile image91
    Rose Westposted 8 years ago

    Here's my article on Famous Scottish Writers. It's only Part One however... more soon to follow. There are more Scottish writers than you would realize!

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Famous-Scottish … m-Scotland

  47. Rose West profile image91
    Rose Westposted 8 years ago

    I finished the second part of Famous Scottish Writers... wow, there's an echo in here - where'd everybody go?

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Famous-Scottish … d-Part-Two

  48. Princessa profile image83
    Princessaposted 8 years ago

    Here is mine for the week Scottish cuisine: A foreigner’s impressions I hope you enjoy it.

    Have a fun weekend smile see you on Monday.

  49. alexandriaruthk profile image75
    alexandriaruthkposted 8 years ago

    http://hubpages.com/hub/David-Hume-The- … Philospher

    great Scottish philosopher David Hume

  50. Patty Inglish, MS profile image92
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 8 years ago

    Scottish women in war and the movies -
    Lady Anne Mackintosh vs. the Black Watch

 
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