HubMob Weekly Topic: St Andrew's Day and Everything Scottish
Scotland . Interesting facts about Scotland and being Scottish. There is a lot more to know about Scotland's than just names. I could talk about my relatives and how they marched down to Yorkshire and became involved in the War of the Roses but no... read more
Loch Ness monsters - fact or fiction? Nessie has captivated our imaginations for thousands of years; what is the real truth behind this legendary monster - an affectionate look at "Nessie'" treatment in popular media read more
As we the know all the golf world's attention is on the return of Tiger Woods this week after a few months of sabbatical. Woods will be playing in his first event the US Masters one of the if not the best golf tournament in the World. Whilst all the... read more
It is a disputed but proven fact that the best Malt Whisky is derived from Scotland. Another undisputed fact is we have Jimmy the Jock here on Hubpages.Jimmy the Jock has been on hubpages around the time I started. He has been a prolific... read more
Favorite Traditions of St.
Andrew’s Day will be the final Patron of Saints Celebration that occurs
within the UK. It is written that St.
Andrew was Christ’s first disciple and he is the Patron Saint of Scotland,
Greece, and Russia. I’m sure... read more
In the history of America's birth, the names of James Madison, Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton, along with other founding fathers, are shinning stars. Nonetheless, few Americans today would recognize the extraordinary influence on those... read more
As the old song says, "Momma's l'il baby loves shortnin' bread". The "shortnin' bread" of that song is not, in fact, related to Scottish shortbread except in the mind of the child who heard the song. Scottish shortbread has long been a staple at our family gatherings. read more
Old town Stirling is the most historical old town in Scotland, which also still have old building from 12th centuries and had also been Scotland's capital city. This town it so important because it become gateway from the plains region to the... read more
Scottish humor and jokes. Funny youtube video about Scotland. read more
Devils beef tub The rescue car for moffat gala run The hill up looking back after runningggggg A shy onlooker at the gala run Devils beef tub Gretna green Moffat Gretna Green This is the first village in Scotland after passing the... read more
Scots emigrated early to America with the British but were forced over by the Scottish Potato Famine of 1844 and the ruthless Highland Clearances, 1763 - 1810, all told. The Battle of Culloden was horrendous in Scotland, but a Battle of Culloden devastated a city in Georgia during the American Civil War as well. read more
This article tells about one of Scotland's greatest, yet most undiscovered treasures, the Hebrides Island. Many poets, philosophers and painters have been mesmerized by the magic of this place, you to can be raptured by the magic of the feral, yet picturesque Hebrides Islands read more
Scottish Highland cows may look like yaks, but they are actually an intelligent breed of cattle. read more
April 6th is National Tartan Day in America and you can celebrate by researching your family history and finding whether you have any Scottish - or Irish - heritage...And by finding local parades of the day. read more
Gold panning, prospecting and mining is a great way to spend your leisure hours. Scotland in the UK has great reserves of untapped gold. read more
An old gold mine in Scotland is being resurrected by Australian company Scotgold Resources Limited who are awaiting planning permission to operate the Cononish Goldmine in Tyndrum that they bought in 1997, when gold prices were too low to make the previous venture viable.
Since gold prices have now risen to record highs, the venture is very much a going concern and the gold mining company should see a return on their initial investment in as little as two years from opening. read more
The United Kingdom (UK) and its territories the Ireland (and the Northern Ireland), Wales, Scotland and England produced many known personalities in the world of entertainment, culture, arts, history and the body of knowledge -- philosophers,... read more
A biography of Mary Stuart, the last and loveliest Queen of the Scots who was executed for conspiracy against the Queen of England and the State in 1587. read more
Since the Declaration of Arbroath in 1320 declaring Scotland as an independent country, the Scottish are well known for their pride and spirit. Here is a small snipit of the declaration. For, as long as but a hundred of us remain... read more
Scottish Bagpipes Chanter Kilts From its origins in Canada, Tartan Day has
grown to become a worldwide celebration of Scottish national identity, history
Tartan Day is a celebration of Scottish heritage. It’s a celebration of... read more
Special Sottish recipes, along with travel attractions and music around the country. read more
William Wallace's battle cry, "Freedom!" resonates a deep chord in Americans' hearts. Perhaps it is the powerful war-voice of the bagpipes, the poetic thunder of a thousand hooves of Highland-bred horses, the brilliant flag-blue war paint on sweaty... read more
Scotland is home to some of the greatest authors of all time. J.M. Barrie, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and Robert Burns are just a few of the famous Scottish writers. read more
From a height of land, out over the clear waters of Loch Ern floats the wild, pure lament of a lone piper. A pibroch as deep and dark as "old Ben Voirloch's sleepy shade", the haunting music of the pipes calls to something fierce and free, something in the very depths of the soul. The heart of the piper seems to speak directly into our hearts, of sorrow, of aching-loss, but yet speaks it with such beauty that our longing is somehow eased. Such is the magic of the Scottish bagpipes. read more
Saint Andrew, who is more commonly known as one of the twelve disciples of Jesus is the patron saint of Scotland and Greece. He is also the patron saint of fishermen. Saint Andrew was a fisherman along with his brother Peter. Andrew had then become... read more
Castle Trail Map The Scottish Castle Trail in Aberdeenshire and Moray takes visitors on a tour through the last thousand years of a turbulent history. Some of the castles are atmospheric ruins, such as Huntly or Kildrummy, while others have been... read more
The list of famous Scottish authors continues with bios of Robert Louis Stevenson, George MacDonald, Sir Walter Scott, and more. read more
This is a Bible character study of St. Andrew. Though he's not so prominent among Bible characters, there's a lot to learn from his character that can be glimpsed from the few occasions that he was mentioned in Scripture. read more
Haggis, shortbread and Christmas pudding see what a foreigner thinks about all that washed down with some Irn Bru read more
In the tradition of St. Andrew, the patron saint of the beautiful place called Scotland, I am featuring David Hume -- which I think is the greatest Scottish philosopher whose work was acknowledged all over the world. His work on skepticism,... read more
With only a No.2 pencil and a yellow legal pad, an author, a former newspaper editor, recorded the life of Lady Anne. Anne was a colonel in the Scottish army in 1745-6. A woman. Unexpected. Her story was woven into a series of mystery novels by the author, who wrote until she was 98 years old and who may have been related to Lady Anne. read more
Fingerprinting became a familiar police procedure in Sherlock Holmes novels that began as serials in the Strand magazine of the late 1800s. We've also discovered that the Egyptians of 3000 BC used them as business ID, just as banks do today. read more
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First of all, I have officially made it to the Las Vegas airport to head back to good ol' HubPages HQ after a crazy week in Las Vegas. I haven't really gotten any sleep today, so I apologize for any bad grammar, misspellings and what not. That's my disclaimer for the day. So, after last week's...
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