14 C
Helmsdale
Saturday, June 15, 2024

Dundee Gingerbread

This is a traditional Scottish recipe and you will need to decide how you'd like to adjust it to...

Mrs. Bruce’s Lasagna

This recipe is from Mrs. Bruce of Aberdeen. Filling: - 1 pound of hamburger meat (mince) - 1 pack of streaky bacon -...

Oatcakes

This is a Scottish traditional recipe that has not been modified from its original version. You will need to...

Featured Scottish Website

A closer look at Scotland from its unique websites

Aberdeen Gardening

I am simply delighted to have stumbled upon a website that not only offers detailed information about all of the beautiful plants and flowers we can grow in Aberdeen, but also tells us the life story of the gardener, and family, and his great love of gardening. "My interest in gardens and gardening began as a child. My brother and I visited and stayed over at our grandparents house regularly. We lived on the top floor of a tenement block,...

Scottish History

Research, Documents and Old Publications

Clan Bruce

Our Patriot monarch, King Robert the Bruce, belonged to...

History of the Plague in Scotland

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The Old Scottish Wine Trade

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The Old Scottish Fisheries

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What is the weather in the Highlands today?

Weather changes quickly, so dress in layers and wear sensible shoes. Distance between services can be long, pack snacks & water.
Aberdeen
light rain
15.9 ° C
16.8 °
15.3 °
74 %
1.5kmh
40 %
Sat
16 °
Sun
11 °
Mon
14 °
Tue
13 °
Wed
14 °
Banff
overcast clouds
14.8 ° C
15.7 °
12.8 °
84 %
2.4kmh
100 %
Sat
15 °
Sun
12 °
Mon
12 °
Tue
11 °
Wed
15 °
Inverness
scattered clouds
15.3 ° C
16 °
12.9 °
75 %
3.1kmh
40 %
Sat
15 °
Sun
12 °
Mon
15 °
Tue
16 °
Wed
19 °
Helmsdale
broken clouds
14 ° C
14.4 °
13 °
83 %
4.8kmh
74 %
Sat
14 °
Sun
12 °
Mon
13 °
Tue
10 °
Wed
14 °
Thurso
overcast clouds
11.1 ° C
12.1 °
11.1 °
84 %
5.1kmh
99 %
Sat
14 °
Sun
13 °
Mon
12 °
Tue
10 °
Wed
15 °
Kirkwall
fog
11 ° C
12.2 °
11 °
100 %
5.1kmh
100 %
Sat
11 °
Sun
11 °
Mon
11 °
Tue
11 °
Wed
12 °
Portree
scattered clouds
14.7 ° C
14.7 °
14.7 °
77 %
3.8kmh
48 %
Sat
16 °
Sun
14 °
Mon
12 °
Tue
15 °
Wed
15 °
Peterhead
overcast clouds
15.2 ° C
15.8 °
15.2 °
85 %
1.3kmh
100 %
Sat
15 °
Sun
11 °
Mon
12 °
Tue
12 °
Wed
13 °
Fochabers
broken clouds
13.5 ° C
14.2 °
12.8 °
81 %
4.1kmh
75 %
Sat
13 °
Sun
12 °
Mon
13 °
Tue
12 °
Wed
18 °
Tain
overcast clouds
13.7 ° C
15.8 °
12.7 °
88 %
3.6kmh
100 %
Sat
14 °
Sun
13 °
Mon
15 °
Tue
14 °
Wed
19 °
Wick
mist
11 ° C
11 °
11 °
93 %
2.6kmh
100 %
Sat
12 °
Sun
11 °
Mon
13 °
Tue
11 °
Wed
14 °
Dounreay
overcast clouds
11.1 ° C
12.1 °
11.1 °
84 %
5.3kmh
100 %
Sat
14 °
Sun
13 °
Mon
13 °
Tue
10 °
Wed
15 °
Shetland Islands
light rain
11.9 ° C
11.9 °
11.9 °
96 %
6.7kmh
100 %
Sat
13 °
Sun
14 °
Mon
14 °
Tue
11 °
Wed
11 °
Ullapool
broken clouds
14.1 ° C
14.1 °
14.1 °
70 %
1.9kmh
79 %
Sat
15 °
Sun
13 °
Mon
12 °
Tue
13 °
Wed
16 °
Fraserburgh
overcast clouds
15.8 ° C
15.8 °
15.8 °
85 %
2.9kmh
100 %
Sat
16 °
Sun
12 °
Mon
12 °
Tue
12 °
Wed
16 °
Nairn
scattered clouds
14.5 ° C
16 °
12.9 °
77 %
2.1kmh
40 %
Sat
15 °
Sun
12 °
Mon
14 °
Tue
14 °
Wed
19 °
Golspie
overcast clouds
13.7 ° C
16.1 °
13 °
88 %
3.6kmh
100 %
Sat
14 °
Sun
12 °
Mon
14 °
Tue
11 °
Wed
16 °
Mey
scattered clouds
17.4 ° C
18.9 °
15.3 °
52 %
8.8kmh
40 %
Sat
17 °
Sun
17 °
Mon
18 °
Tue
24 °
Wed
25 °
Tongue
overcast clouds
13.6 ° C
14.3 °
12.5 °
73 %
1.7kmh
100 %
Sat
14 °
Sun
14 °
Mon
16 °
Tue
14 °
Wed
15 °
Stornoway
few clouds
14.5 ° C
14.5 °
14 °
81 %
2.6kmh
20 %
Sat
14 °
Sun
12 °
Mon
11 °
Tue
12 °
Wed
14 °
Fort William
broken clouds
15.2 ° C
15.2 °
14.9 °
72 %
1.7kmh
82 %
Sat
16 °
Sun
13 °
Mon
17 °
Tue
18 °
Wed
19 °

Scottish Folklore, Fairytales & Myths

Grab a cuppa and dig in to a good story.

Featured Scottish Fairy Tale

Farquhar MacNeill

Once upon a time there was a young man named Farquhar MacNeill. He had just gone to a new situation, and the very first night after he went to it his mistress asked him if he would go over the hill to the house of a neighbour and borrow a sieve, for her own was all in holes, and she wanted to sift some meal. Farquhar agreed to do so, for he was a willing lad, and he set out at once upon his errand, after the farmer's wife had pointed out to him the path that he was to follow, and told him that he would have no difficulty in finding the house, even though it was strange to him, for he would be sure to see the light in the window. He had not gone very far, however, before he saw what he took to be the light from a cottage window on his left hand, some distance from the path, and, forgetting his Mistress's instructions that he was to follow the path right over the hill, he left it, and walked towards the light. It seemed to him that he had almost reached it when his foot tripped, and...

What Are Scottish Bloggers Saying?

Here we feature some of our favourite posts from our bloggers.

Sometimes Island

(NOTE: Sometimes Island is part of Kodiak Island in Alaska, USA. The island is only reachable during low tide, when a short and narrow land mass appears).I am remembering methe person I used to be long agoSometimes Islandsometimes yousometimes the wild berries and the pushkitrials before technologybefore buildings and boulevardsthe beaches where we dreamedthe love we made and left behindon beds of moss in the underbrush,where fall covered the place in leavesand winter entombed our passionburying in ice and snow, the seedsof memories that would growas sweet as the salmonberries in augustthe ones we ate along the wayI knew we were losing more than uswith every step we took...

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