for our freedom and yours

Five years into the Second World War, Poland succumbed to the German forces. Young Polish soldiers joined the Allied Forces wherever they could. Nearly 40.000 came to Scotland, an army in exile, willing to fight. In July of 1940, Scottish people did everything to make the Polish soldiers feel welcome, not only by cheering them... Continue Reading →

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one with nature

  Gavin Maxwell and his pet otter Edal rest side by side in Sandaig bay, one of the most beautiful places in Kintail if not the whole of Scotland, Maxwell called it Camusfeàrna in the books that made him famous. This was his home, past and final. This was where he used to sit and... Continue Reading →

more deadly still

The view of Loch Maree is breathtaking, in any weather. Vast mountains shrine dark blue water that seems to stretch to eternity. The road takes you to Poolewe and further on your way towards Ullapool. The sheer beauty of Scotland’s West Coast almost unbearably sublime. The grass, green in all its lushness, covers a fertile... Continue Reading →

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