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What the Scots Are Reading – Top 10 Books Borrowed From Scottish Libraries

I’ve recently discovered the televised Inspector Rebus series here in Western Canada on the Knowledge Network and am suitably impressed. That’s why an article on BBC regarding the most-borrowed books from Scottish libraries caught my attention -  One of Ian Rankin‘s Inspector Rebus books, The Naming of the Dead tops the list. The top ten […]

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Join in a Robert Burns Day Toast

Pour yourself a wee dram and raise your glass in a toast to “The Immortal Memory of Robert Burns“. Scottish Gemini is on a mission to set a record for the “Largest Worldwide Toast” in history and are asking for Rabbie fans around the globe to join in the toast to mark the 250th Anniversary […]

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Robert Burns – 250th Anniversary Stamps

The Telegraph reports that Scottish bard, Robert Burns will become the first non-Royal to be celebrated with three collections of stamps when this week’s new edition is released. Burns will outdo Winston Churchill (honored with 2 special editions of stamps)  and Shakespeare and Charles Dickens who have only had one edition each. The first class […]

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