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Unlocking Scotland – All about This Popular Holiday Destination

Did you know that the shortest recorded flight in the World took 1 minute and 14 seconds and went from Westray to Papa Westray in the Orkney Islands? Or that the first recorded sighting of the Loch ness monster went as far back as 565AD when Saint Columba, who was walking the shores of the loch, saw a ‘water beast’ meanly eying up an unsuspecting swimmer? Legend has it that he commanded the beast to... read more

An Introduction To The Glaswegian Dialect

It might seem a bit odd to be talking about a different dialect in the specific context of the city of Glasgow, but if you’ve ever paid a visit to this area you will no doubt have clocked that the local language is noticeably different from other parts of Scotland. If you’re from elsewhere in the UK and you’ve only just gotten used to the Edinburgh dialect, or the Aberdeen dialect, then you now have... read more