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Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the stunning view from Isleornsay on Skye over the Sound of Sleat towards the mountains of Knoydart on the mainland; and Lennoxlove House near Haddington in East Lothian.

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In Focus

Commando Memorial The Commando Memorial stands beside the A82 north of Spean Bridge. It is some 5.2m high, and comprises a group of three bronze Commandos looking south towards Ben Nevis. A large inscription on the plinth just beneath their feet reads "United We Conquer", while the plaque on the front of the plinth reads: "In memory of the officers and men of the Commandos who died in the Second World War 1939–1945. This country was their training ground." ( More ...)

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On This Day

20 May 685: The Battle of Dunnichen or Nechtansmere, near Forfar. King Ecgfrith of Northumbria is decisively defeated by the Picts, paving the way for the development of a separate Scottish nation. The battle is later depicted on a cross slab at Aberlemno Kirk.

20 May 1685: The Earl of Argyll sails from Holland to Campbeltown with 300 men in an attempted uprising. It fails and he is executed.

20 May 1883: The death in Edinburgh of William Chambers, the publisher who became Lord Provost of Edinburgh.

Featured Book

Book Cover Eyes Turned Skywards by Ken Lussey (31 May 2018). Wing Commander Robert Sutherland has left his days as a pre-war detective far behind him. Or so he thinks. On 25 August 1942 the Duke of Kent, brother of King George VI, is killed in northern Scotland in an unexplained air crash; a second crash soon after suggests a shared, possibly sinister, cause. Bob Sutherland is tasked with visiting the aircraft's base in Oban and the first crash site in Caithness to gather clues as to who might have had reason to sabotage one, or both, of the aircraft.
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Scottish Resources

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