Robert Burns Country Alloway Scotland
July 15, 2019
Robert Burns was born in a cottage in Alloway Scotland in 1759. In his 37 years, the much loved national poet of Scotland traveled and almost left the country for the West Indies to rid...
Andrew Carnegie Birth Place in Dunfermline Scotland
July 11, 2019
Edinburgh was in its Golden Age of bright stars in science, art and economics in the early nineteenth century, when Andrew Carnegie was born in 1835 in Dunfermline Scotland, outside of the big city on...
Stone of Scone and Scone Palace – Part 2
July 8, 2019
Two claims of the stone are made today. First is that the stone, which Edward placed beneath his throne, was an imposter stone, gathered by his troops to placate the insistent king. The real stone...
Stone of Scone and Scone Palace – Part 1
July 4, 2019
In the lowlands of Scotland, not far from Edinburgh is Scone, a place of ritual for thousands of years. In 841 CE it became the site for coronation of kings of Scotland. The story of...