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Header Slides

Today's header slides are a view of the harbour at the end of the "Road to the Isles" in Mallaig; and a glass of whisky ready for tasting in the bonded warehouse at Tullibardine Distillery in Blackford in Perthshire.

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In Focus

Courthill Chapel As the A896 from Lochcarron meets Loch Kishorn and turns north towards Shieldaig your attention is usually gripped by the sight of the Applecross mountains looming magnificently ahead of you. As a result it is easy to miss a sign on the west side of a wooded stretch of the road pointing to Courthill Chapel. The chapel stands slightly set back from the main road, close to the site of the now demolished Courthill House, a Tudor-style mansion. ( More ...)

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On This Day

22 November 1515: Marie de Guise was born in France. She would become the Queen Consort of King James V, mother of Mary, Queen of Scots, and Regent of Scotland.

22 November 1547: 3,000 Scottish troops besiege Broughty Castle, overlooking the mouth of the Firth of Tay.

22 November 1869: The clipper "Cutty Sark" is launched at Dumbarton on the River Clyde.

23 November 1654: The birth in Edinburgh of George Watson, the account whose beqest allowed what is now George Watson's College to be founded.

Featured Book

Book Cover The Danger of Life by Ken Lussey (10 May 2019). It is late 1942. Group Captain Robert Sutherland's first week in charge of Military Intelligence 11's operations in Scotland is not going smoothly. An investigation into a murder at the Commando Basic Training Centre in the Highlands take an even darker turn that draws Bob in personally. He is also trying to discover who was behind an attempt to steal an advanced reconnaissance aircraft; and then Monique Dubois in MI5 asks for his help with an operation of hers in Glasgow that has gone badly wrong.
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Scottish Resources

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