Battle of Homildon Hill 1402

In the next chapter of the Scottish History series, we take a look at the Battle of Homildon Hill in 1402. During the time leading to the repudiation of the Truce of Leulinghem, both Kingdoms began to raid the other. On 22 June 1402, a small force backed by the Scots government, returning from one such…

The Battle of Harlaw

In the next chapter of the Scottish history series we take a look at the battle of Harlaw (1411) which was fought between English backed Highlander forces under Donald of Islay, and a Lowland army led by Alexander Stewart, Earl of Mar. The battle saved Aberdeen from being sacked and checked the expansionist policies of…

The Easter Rising

  In this weeks instalment of the Scottish History series we take a look at one of the most famous socialist and trade union leaders from Edinburgh who led the Easter Rising in Dublin,1916. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, James Connolly is a particular controversial individual who led a small rebellion in Dublin, Ireland. At the…

Things to Look Forward to for December 2020

It’s now December, which means ‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ has started when people are preparing and looking forward to the festive season. Although this festive season will be quite different in comparison to previous years, there are still various things worth looking forward to! Such things involve Christmas shopping for your loved…

Top 3 Tips: Holiday Photography

With the impressive abilities within our smartphones today, almost everyone has the power to take incredible photographs. You do not always have to own an extortionate DSLR, just a little creativity. Our artistic passion usually presents itself when we escape normality and embark on a magical holiday. Capturing the beauty of our holiday destination to…