Archive for ‘scotland’

June 20, 2018

Holy crap, he’s got a sister!

by allthoughtswork

She’s a Scottish tornado, I love how she shushes him.

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June 15, 2018

Alexa Hates the Scots

by duncanr

June 12, 2018

Beinn Alligin, and the Northern Lights

by duncanr

been many a long year since I climbed and camped on the braes o’ Scotland’s hills and mountains

videos like this make me yearn for the days of my youth again !

May 13, 2018

‘each-uisge’ – the water-horse

by duncanr

In Scottish mythology the each-uisge is a dangerous shape-changing supernatural creature that haunts Highland lochs and rivers – when on land it can change it’s form to that of a horse, or a handsome man who seduces and impregnates young women (more info here)

this song, however, portrays one such ‘each-uisge’, not as a frightening character, but as a victim – pleading for his human lover to return after she abandoned him with their child, which he cannot take care of . . .


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english translation of the lyrics . . .

I arose early
I arose early –
would that I hadn’t.
I was distressed by

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April 22, 2018

The midges are coming, the midges are coming!

by allthoughtswork

Image result for scotland midges funny

Yes, Scotland, it’s that time of year again. Time to lace up your hiking boots and give blood.

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March 29, 2018

How to tell the Mad Hatters writers apart

by allthoughtswork

I’m the one on the left.

March 1, 2018

And Nessie pee

by allthoughtswork

Rare-Everyday-Life-Facts-Republic

March 1, 2018

Scotland on Red Alert

by duncanr

March 1, 2018

Emma meets Beast from the East

by duncanr

Parts of the UK are currently experiencing some inclement weather – with high winds, plunging temperatures, and heavy snow disrupting services and endangering life

Scotland has been particularly badly hit, with the MET Office issuing a ‘red alert’ advising folk not to travel unless their journey really necessary – http://tinyurl.com/ycfgoz5t

February 27, 2018

“Yellow warning” for snow in Scotland?

by allthoughtswork

Image result for yellow snow funny

I don’t know about you, but in these here parts, we avoid yellow snow.

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