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This Day, That Year – August 23

This day in history we feature William Wallace. William Wallace was executed for treason this day in 1305 for his struggle to free Scotland from English rule. Trivia – William Wallace On this day in London, William Wallace was executed for treason, condemned for leading Scottish resistance forces during the first years of the long […]...Read More

Heels on wheels // Spooked Out in Scotland

“I want to get scared, really scared without the antics”, this is what I told the discerning tourist officer at the Edinburgh Tourist Information Centre.  In a flash, she pulled out the Mercat Ghost Tours flyer with a self-proclaimed ‘5-star scare factor’ and with softened vowels, muttered, “Um telling ye, thae arr the baist”. While […]...Read More