Most Scottish people have no idea that this popular butterfly has a name with possible ancient Arabic origins ... read on!
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I'll copy this video here, because it brings a tear to mine eye.
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Sounds grim, doesn't it? But old age is not a walk in the park, and from time to time it is worth considering the reality, which is not bad, but not…
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What does Scotland mean to you? I mean, obviously bagpipes, glens? Anyway, this is the 'Best of Scottish' substack, so here are a few birds from my back…
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200th birthday year!
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We all know that we should eat five handfuls of fruit and vegetables a day to protect our immune system, but in Scotland, very few people achieve this…
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because we can....
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Horsetail is a shoot that tastes and looks a little like asparagus or samphire, and best harvested in April. Very good mineral qualities: rich in…
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Scottish reflections