Lifestyle & Leisure
- Scottish Studies
The Scottish Studies Foundation of Toronto.
- Police, Fire and the Law
Bringing you information on the Scottish Police, Fire and Legal system.
- Churchmen and the Problem of Prostitution in Nineteenth-Century Scotland
By Rev. Ian A. Muirhead, M.A., B.D. (pdf)
- Random Jottings of Brian Stephen Thompson
Reminders of old times in Scotland
- Old Newspapers
This is where we store old copies of newspapers that we’ve scanned in as images.
- Scottish News Sources
Here we provide you with some news from the BBC and a link to a page that provides links to the Scottish newspapers and other news sources.
- The Famous Scottish Haggis
Providing you with all the information you’ll need on our famous Scottish Haggis.
Proving you some good information on Scottish health and medicine along with some really old texts on preventative health care.
- Highland Games
Highland Games & Pipe Bands around the World
- Wedding Guide
A small guide to help you organise your wedding, check who toasts who, who pays and lots of interesting information about that special day.
- Writings of Albert Morris
A five-days-a-week column to be grave but gay (in the old sense), pungent but subtle, learned but light. Articles by the Scotsman’s legendary feature writer, Albert Morris, from 29 December, 2001 to 8th April, 2005.
- Thistle and Broom Stories
Stories from Thistle and Broom about the crafts people that produce their merchandise.
- Household Encyclopaedia
This is an old Household Encyclopaedia that has been in my family for as long as I can remember (over 50 years) and while not Scottish I decided to make it available on the site. It is work in progress and I’ll be adding to it over time until it’s all up.
- Edinburgh Techniques
Intelligence, Stress, the Learning Process and Accelerated Learning by Brian Hill
- Scottish and Highland Dancing
Some background and dance books.
Here we give you an introduction to a few of Scotland’s native plants and there uses as well as some gardening tips.
- Gift Ideas for Special Occasions
Quick and easy gifts you can make yourself.
- A Gaelic Language Primer
This will teach you some phrases for your trip to Scotland.
Scottish Art and Artists as well as lessons on how to paint and draw.
A guide to Scottish Education
Our wee collection of Scottish animals and pets
- Scottish Politics
Our Guide to Scottish politics and our political parties.
- Safety Guide
Guidance given by the Home Office on Safety issues and other links
- Scottish Clip Art
Where we bring you our own clip art and links to other resources.
- A Highland Home
Showing you how a Highland home was built and furnished.
- Building a Clan Davidson Highland House
Instructions on how to build a model of a Highland House.
- Building a Tulloch Castle Model
Instructions on how to build a model of Tulloch Castle.
- Frank McNie’s Fish ‘n’ Chip Shop
We follow Frank on getting his new restaurant up and running.
Lamplight’s underlying mission is the prevention of suicide among teens and young adults. We don’t focus on suicide but on the root causes such as depression, low self esteem, low self image and other causative factors.
- Celtic Cookery, Bagpipes and Scottish Dance
Articles by Evan McVey
- Scotch Dress
An old Scotch Dress
- Andrew Bruce’s Boats
Andrew (aged 12) sent us in pictures of the fishing boats you can see in the North East of Scotland
- Stirling Council Elections 2007 – Bannockburn Ward
Here we are following the process of trying to be elected to a council ward in Scotland and in this case we are following Alasdair MacPherson who will be fighting to become elected for the Bannockburn Ward of Stirling Council on behalf of the SNP.
An targaid Gàidhealach – the Highland targe
- A Scottish Toast
An old place mat with a Scottish Toast
- Linda Fabiani MSP
Linda is a Member of the Scottish Parliament and she is doing a weekly diary for us showing us what life is like for a Scottish Member of Parliament with the Scottish National Party (SNP).
- Christina McKelvie MSP
Christina is a Member of the Scottish Parliament and this is her weekly diary of her work as a SNP MSP where the SNP are now the party in power.
- Tasmina Ahmed Sheikh
Superwoman mum and Bollywood actress is putting law career aside to pursue political ambitions
- Scots Independent Newspaper 80 years old
A few articles from this 80th anniversary issue
- Grand Designs. Isle Of Skye
- Free Screen Savers and Sun Clock
Here you can download our free screen savers and sun clock