Tag archive for ‘Scotland’
By John Hislop On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Three Hibs’ players in Scotland squad for World Cup qualifiers

Lizzie Arnot, Kirsty Smith and Jenna Fife have all been called-up for Scotland’s upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 Qualifiers against Belarus and Poland as they attempt to qualify for next summer’s tournament. The More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Scotland call up ‘massive honour’ for Hibs’ Stevenson

Hibs defender Lewis Stevenson says that it is a massive honour to be called-up to the Scotland team for their friendlies against Peru and Mexico. The left-back has been in excellent form this season and has played More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Hibs’ Ryan Porteous named in Scotland U21 squad for this summer’s Toulon Tournament

Hibs’ defender Ryan Porteous has been named in the Scotland U21 squad for this summer’s Toulon Tournament. The highly rated U20 captain, who recently lifted the league and cup double at that level, will More...

By John Knox On Friday, April 20th, 2018

Letter from Scotland

Spring – better late than never Suddenly we are a different country.  Winter has gone and a glorious spring has arrived.  We are basking in sunshine. The beastly wind from the East has given way to mild More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 14th, 2018

Book launch at Golden Hare for historical book

A new book showing how the landscape across the country is ‘tattooed’ with reminders of the past will be launched at Golden Hare Books next Wednesday 18 April. A History of Scotland’s Landscapes More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, April 9th, 2018

#NYCTW 2018 Tartan Week 2018 – a good time was had by all

The good thing about Tartan Week is that there’s lots to do. The bad thing about Tartan Week is that there’s lots to do, meaning that somewhere along the line something has to give. We arrived in Stewart More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 7th, 2018

#NYCTW 2018 – Empire State Building lit for National Tartan Day

The Empire State Building is one of the most iconic sights in the US. ON FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2018, THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING WAS LIT UP BLUE AND WHITE IN HONOUR OF THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF NATIONAL TARTAN DAY. Thanks More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Ryanair add routes from Edinburgh – but announce closure of Glasgow base

Ryanair announced today that it will close its base in Glasgow but will add 11 new winter routes from Edinburgh Airport later this year. The airline blames the burden of Air Passenger Duty for the need to make changes. One More...

By John Preece On Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Scotland’s Autumn 2017 International Series

Scotland went into their 2017 Autumn International series with high hopes following their Summer tour and with Gregor Townsend in charge to continue the good work started by his predecessor, Vern Cotter, could the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Football – Alex McLeish gets a new smart assistant

A new assistant might just be what new Scotland manager Alex McLeish needs, and a smart assistant at that. So here it is. Alexa Ferguson ready to help out with some backroom advice. Drawing on experience from all More...