Variations on a theme Being the 25th of January, and especially as one of our nearest pubs is Adelaide’s Scottish pub, the Rob Roy Hotel, it would have been remiss of us, if not downright unpatriotic, not to have celebrated the Bard (Robert Burns) in the traditional way. Traditions remain, but customs change; so instead
Huntly is a small town (population 4,000) in the North East of Scotland, not forty miles from Aberdeen. Despite growing up in this part of the world, I had never properly visited Huntly. Neither did I know that the town is the home of Dean’s Shortbread– not as famous as Walkers, but probably better. With
An unlikely ruler, perched atop the rocky prominence on the Hebridean Isle of Lunga, Scotland. Humans once lived here but now it’s a breeding ground for birds: razorbills, guillemots, and those cutest of birds, puffins.