We’re very excited to hear our friends at local Edinburgh charity “It’s Good To Give” are just 2 days away from setting off on their trek to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.
At an impressive 19,330ft (5,892m) high, Mt Kilimanjaro is considered one of the toughest treks out there, and on Wednesday 2nd October, 31 enthusiastic volunteers from It’s Good To Give will
It's well known that Scotland was invaded by many different cultures which shaped the country to how it is today. In this series, Who are We Scots, our guest blogger John will be discovering who the Scottish nation really are, what we're made of, and what makes us tick.
We start with a timeline of Old Scotland...
From 10,000 BC...
No traces of
On this month half a millenia ago, Flodden Field was not deserted. It was the scene of one of the the bloodiest battles in Scotland's history, taking place on 9th September 1513.
Responding to a call for aid from France, King James IV of Scotland invaded England, his larger, powerful neighbour. The resulting battle cost him his life and rid Scotland of much of its ruling class.