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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

Ballindalloch Castle Scottish castles come in all shapes and sizes. Each has a story to tell, and each has its own unique character. Ballindalloch Castle may not be among the best known of Scottish castles, but from a visitor's point of view, it is a real superstar among them. It should certainly be on the "must see" list of anyone coming to Speyside. Ballindalloch Castle stands on the south east side of the River Spey, close to the point where it is joined by the River Avon. ( More ...)

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On This Day

18 February 1515: Gavin Douglas, a younger son of Scottish nobility, is appointed as Bishop of Dunkeld.

19 February 1314: Roxburgh Castle is captured from the English by Sir James Douglas, the Black Douglas, who disguises his men as cows.

19 February 1789: The birth in Kelso of Sir William Fairbairn, 1st Baronet of Ardwick, an eminent structural engineer who pioneered new designs for iron bridges and ships.

19 February 1792: The birth in Lerwick of Arthur Anderson, who went on to found the Peninsula and Oriental Steam Navigation Company: which has since become P&O.

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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