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Still looking for a sweet kick after Easter overindulgence?

If you want one last chocolate fix, take a look at this tray of delights from Thinking Chocolate. The sweet treats are winging their way to the Scotch Malt Whisky Society for tonight's whisky and chocolate pairing event. Tickets are still available so …

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Whisky review: Tomatin Highland Single Malt, Scotland

Up around Inverness in the Scottish Highlands stands Tomatin, a low-profile single-malt whisky distillery that we're likely to hear more from in future. Until slightly more than a decade ago it was strongly geared to producing anonymous whisky destined …

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How to Drink Scotch Whisky

It may not be everyone's cup of whisky, but if sales are any indication, Scotch is more popular worldwide than ever before. Scotch sales have nearly doubled over the past ten years to roughly $7 billion, according to the Scotch Whisky Association. The …

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Styles for summer wardrobes

Summer is quickly approaching, and the question that everyone's wondering is: “What do I wear?” After all, it's been so cold for the past few months that it's easy to forget how to dress for the warmth. Even more likely is the possibility that you want …

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Scotland's Ruaridh Jackson becomes latest international to join Wasps

Jackson, who made his international debut in 2010, has won 23 caps for Scotland and follows his fellow Test half-back Greig Laidlaw into the Premiership after Laidlaw agreed terms with Gloucester. "I am very excited about joining Wasps," Jackson said.

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Team Scotland takes shape with 30 new additions named ahead of the Glasgow …

Only 10 of the 30 athletes have represented Scotland at a previous Commonwealth Games, with a further four athletes making the step up from the Commonwealth Youth Games. Boxer Josh Taylor and the Robertson twins – wrestlers Fiona and Donna – are …

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People of Scotland – vote yes, and set us English free

As the debate over Scottish independence hots up, it is becoming clear that some voters in Scotland are worried that a yes vote in September will condemn the English to never-ending rule by the Tories. While I appreciate their concern, especially on St …

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Riskier than Iceland: agency rates future for independent Scotland's banks

An independent Scotland would need the support of the Treasury and the Bank of England to prevent savers in its banks being as vulnerable as those who had money in Iceland during the 2008 financial crisis, according to one of the three leading credit …

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UK says scrambles jets to see off Russian planes near Scotland

"There were unidentified aircraft flying near the north of Scotland," the spokeswoman told Reuters, saying Britain's Royal Air Force had later identified them as Russian. "They were flying in international airspace at all times, they didn't go into UK …

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Haggis for Breakfast | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

… Sony NEX-5; 44 Views; 0 Galleries · Cindy ZM's photostream (904) · Princess MM; Beachcombing by the North Sea, Aberdeen, Scotland; Haggis for Breakfast; Favourite Treats at Maison Blanc; Lunch at La Rose Blanche …

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veggie food writer: Temptations (and more haggis)

Temptations (and more haggis). More shocking temptations from the Lakeland demons. Can't even look at the back of the envelope without getting the urge to spend money. A home candyfloss maker! OMG. Imagine being the …

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Scotland to play England, Belgium, Argentina in Glasgow …

Scotland coach Derek Forsyth today revealed his squad for the Men's Four Nations hockey tournament at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre from April 23-29. Featuring Argentina, Belgium and England, the Scots will face …

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Hands on with FileMaker 13 (Scotland) – Spiceworks

Morning all, Putting together one last event for FileMaker before I leave on Friday. If you're in Scotland and want to get hand… | United Kingdom.

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Harry Potter in Scotland – Lonely Planet

In today's edition: a sculpture of two 30m-tall horse heads has opened in Scotland, plans are afoot for a Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Japan and a quiz reveals how much you know about secretive North Korea. Europe

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We're offering workplaces the chance to 'Own a Piece of the …

Sustrans Scotland, Cycling Scotland and Transport Scotland have joined forces to give workplaces across Scotland the chance to own a piece of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, in a bid to promote cycling to work.

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Secular Society: Scotland has left the door open for …

Mr Neil outlined how the arrangements governing marriage would mirror that of civil partnerships in Scotland. He described how some civil registrars disagree with civil partnerships, but local authorities have dealt with these …

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The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow Uni: Scottish …

Scottish independence: Scotland's unpopular Deputy First Minster Nicola Sturgeon challenges Salmond to appoint more women to Government, in 2012, within Glasgow SNP there was concerned voiced by how the …

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Beach Cleaning in May 2014 « Scottish Coastal Rowing

The European Commissioner for the Environment has declared 10 May 2014 as “Lets Clean up Europe Day”. This seems a fairly ambitious target for one day, but there is something to be said for everyone trying to do a bit.

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Runaway Photo: My Scottish Highlands Experience

Scottish Highlands was full of great surprises. Here are my photos from the Highlands.

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Master Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fisher and cellist Natalie …

By John Hope Master Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fisher and dynamic young American cellist Natalie Haas, who have teamed up for appearances in Scotland, Spain, France, and throughout the U.S., come to central …

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Than 5000 Ryder Cup Tickets for Good Causes – Scotland …

The Scottish Government will use its allocation of Ryder Cup tickets to develop golf in Scotland and promote the country on the world stage, First Minister Alex Salmond announced today. As host nation, the Scottish …

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Scottish Golf View – Golf News from Around the World: PGM …

Scottish Golf View provides news of golf in Scotland, and news about Scottish golfers all over the world. Editor, Colin Farquharson, and Webmaster, Gillian Kirkwood, are always looking for golf news to publish.

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Looking Back on 2013: Roasting the Rector at Bagpipes …

Looking Back on 2013: Roasting the Rector at Bagpipes & Bonfires. Peter Grace's Rector Roast. Ever since we got an I-pad last year, my dad has attempted to use it as a good, resourceful tool like the Bishop here (motion to the Bishop) who …

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Heavy Metal Bagpipes Concert on Fri, Apr 25, at Chatham …

“The sounds of ancient thundering war drums and skirling dual bagpipes like you've never heard before. Tribal warrior music at its best, the warrior music lives on through a new generation. Viking. Pagan. Druid. Celt. Moor.

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The Canadian McNab and District Celtic Heritage Society …

WHAT IS TARTAN DAY? Well here is one Canadians can be proud of. Tartan Day is a Canadian celebration started not in Scotland or any other country of the world, but on the east coast of Canada. Tartan Day originated in …

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Charity Chic Music: Tartan Texans -Alan Eaglesham …

Tartan Texans -Alan Eaglesham & FreeLoader. A series on Scottish acts who have (in my opinion) been influenced, however tenuously, by Americana/Alt Country/call it what you will. This week's featured artists are Alan …

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Independence: Scotland 'would lose EU clout' claim

SNP MSP Graeme Dey told Mr Paterson that an independent Scotland “would get a better deal as an independent nation in the EU” as the UK cabinet minister appeared before Holyrood's environment committee today. Nationalists MSPs criticised Mr …

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What is the effect of an independent Scotland on brands?

Scottish brands could lose favour with English and Welsh consumers if Scotland becomes independent, with more than a third (36 per cent) of Britons warning they are less likely to deal with companies based north of the border if the country separates …

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Four-way race to be named PFA Scotland Manager of the Year

Announcing the shortlist, Scotland manager Gordon Strachan did not wish to be drawn on who he had voted for ahead of the winner being announced at a ceremony in Glasgow on Sunday. "It is a toss up – and there's friends of mine in their and I don't want …

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Taggart's Colin McCredie stars in Dear Scotland

It portrays the subjects of those pictures channelling a letter to Scotland in 2014, through a cast of nine actors, including Taggart star Colin McCredie, each of whom will play a different character on alternate evenings. Dear Scotland, which opens …

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Independent Scotland has parallels with Iceland, warns S&P

Comments. Scotland could end up with a banking system much like that of Iceland on the eve of the financial crisis if it votes for independence, according to a warning from one of the world's leading rating agencies. Analysts at Standard & Poor's have …

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How artists sketching the countryside during WWI were arrested after being …

Dr Fox said Scottish artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh had a far worse experience at the hands of the authorities. 'He was living in Walberswick village in Suffolk. He was working during the day and would drink alone in the pub at night. Locals became …

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Live for Brunch? Become a Chief Brunch Officer for the Aperol® Brunch Society

Campari America is also the exclusive US distributor of Bulldog® Gin, Bowmore® Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Auchentoshan® Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Glen Garioch® Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky, McClelland's® Single Malt Scotch …

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Purple Creates XX Whisky

Acclaimed UK design agency Purple Creative has turned 20 years old, and to celebrate, the agency has created a (very) limited edition blended Scotch whisky in four different specially designed bottles. See product and contact details of Purple Creative.

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Aberdeen to Host Dram Fine World Whisky Day Fundraising Event

Taking place on the eve of World Whisky Day, Friday 16 May, the ceilidh will offer guests a jam-packed evening of dancing, with music from Scotland's most energetic ceilidh band Ghillie Dhu Music and a countdown to World Whisky Day at midnight.

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