Tag Archives: scotland

Ardnamurchan, Unspoiled Highland Coast

Ardnamurchan (Àird nam Murchan: headland of the great seas), Lochaber, Highland, Scotland.  This is a beautiful short film of the westernmost peninsula of the British mainland. Advertisements

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Bagpipes Gone Baroque

As if traditional bagpiping weren’t enough, here are the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards going all Pachelbel for your listening enjoyment. A view of the amazing Scottish country of Scotland. All these photo’s were taken by friends on the Isle Of … Continue reading

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Sunday Music

A beautiful and sentimental song by Dougie MacLean, a Scottish artist.  If you’ve never heard of him you probably know at least one of his tunes.  MacLean’s most famous piece is probably  “The Gael”, from his 1990 album The Search, … Continue reading

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Salmon Fishing the Old Fashioned Way

Salmon fishing in Scotland romanticized by R.R. McIan, mid-19th century.

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Farquharson

Maybe it’s time to institute Highlander Art Mondays for a while. From James Logan’s The Clans of the Scottish Highlands, published in 1845.  Great kilt, bill staff, and some fine pampooties.

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