Scotland the Brave

For those from Scotland, of Scottish descent, or who just love the Scots!

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Mairi Black's maiden speech in Parliament

Started by Paul MacAlindin Aug 23. 0 Replies

One of the viral hits from the new Members of Parliament at Westminster is 20 year old Mairi Black, whose maiden speech impressed the world. She belongs to the Scottish National Party and is the…Continue

Scottish Independence -- again

Started by Ian Wilson. Last reply by Dennise Sep 3, 2014. 5 Replies

Beowulf87 reminded me about this hot topic across the pond...once again, Scotland talks of seceding.  thoughts, opinions?…Continue

Any of you Scotts going to the Highland Games in Lincoln, NH in September?

Started by NYGayBear Jul 12, 2012. 0 Replies

Im thinking of going but seems hotel is already tough to find.  My Clan is going to have a booth there, so I want to check it out.  Im also excited to see the Heavy Scottish Games.  And who doesnt…Continue

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Comment by Alan Andrews on June 27, 2013 at 1:48pm

Hello, all.  I'm about 3/4 Scots, and although I've never been to Scotland, it's on my bucket list. 

Comment by Ian Wilson on April 8, 2012 at 3:20pm

TinMan, how much did that cost?  how fast did you get the results?

Comment by M. Travis Henderson on February 9, 2012 at 9:16am

Good morning,

My name is Travis Henderson. From an early age I was taught to be proud of my Scottish heritage. This past September I was able to make my first trip our Home Land. I spent most of my time in Edinburgh. But the highlight of my trip was when I went to Fordell and saw Henderson Castle. Going to Fordell felt like a pilgrimage. While I was there I finally got my first tattoo, the Henderson Crest. I am recently married, and during the wedding I wore a kilt of the Henderson tartan. I am glad to be a member of a group that celebrates Scotland.

Comment by Beowulf87 on January 16, 2012 at 1:33am

Thanks, commented!

Comment by Ian Wilson on January 15, 2012 at 10:42am

great question Beowulf87, i started a discussion on it here in this group.... posted some news links there as well.

Comment by Beowulf87 on January 15, 2012 at 1:01am

Did anyone hear about the Scottish independence referendum?

Comment by Fred S Davenport, Jr on January 14, 2012 at 9:53pm

Ian, you should post some pics of those tartans and kilts.

Comment by Ian Wilson on January 14, 2012 at 9:44pm

my wedding kilt is the Gunn Modern tartan.  which i think is handsome.  being a Wilson, i have a Wilson tartan tie.  and though officially the main color in it is red, it always appears orange.  so i don't want it as a kilt.  but my mom's mom was a Boyd, and i would love a Boyd kilt.

Comment by Fred S Davenport, Jr on January 14, 2012 at 9:05pm

Clan Gunn (Wilson) and Clan Hay here.

Comment by Lukus Albin on November 27, 2011 at 9:28pm

My mother's line is from the Orkney's and is very proud only been here in the states for about 40 years.



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