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…

Flowers and a cup of coffee on a table. A woman's hand is reaching for the cup of coffee. Representing Mother's Day.

Celebrate Mother’s Day At Home

As Mother’s day is approaching, are you prepared to celebrate? Despite the circumstances we are still in, holidays such as this one, are all about bringing us together. They give us an amazing chance to slip out of our usual routine and show appreciation for our loved ones. This is our short guide on how…

The Battle of Sheriffmuir

On this next chapter in our Scottish history series I want to travel forward in time from our times with Robert the Bruce and William Wallace to the year 1715, during the Jacobite Rebellions.   Before the Battle After the coronation of George I in 1714, much unrest could be found in Scotland as the…