The Bridge To Nowhere: Belhaven Bridge

Europe has a well-earned reputation of being one of the most fascinating continents to explore – particularly in terms of monuments. And whether we’re talking beer, traditions or history, it would take a lifetime to truly enjoy the beauty of Scotland. Surprisingly enough, though, one of the most fascinating landmarks isn’t on land – but by the sea.

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“983 Followers”, A New Mural By Daniel “SAN” Munoz In Scotland

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Daniel Munoz aka “SAN” recently stopped by Scotland where he spent a few hours working on a brand new indoor piece somewhere in the Scottish countryside. Continue reading »

Scotland’s Fattest Hedgehog Refuses to Go Back to Nature


Edinburgh, Scotland’s fattest hedgehog, has refused to return to the wild because she loves home food so much, May 16. The spiny mammal, seen next to an average sized contemporary, made headlines in July last year after tipping the scales at an astonishing 2.3kgs. (Photo: IC)
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Thousands of Starlings Descend on Rigg, Scotland

Thousands of the birds have arrived to roost in the village near Gretna, Scotland, with the sheer weight of numbers causing disruption. Power supplies in the village have been affected by the number of birds perching on electricity cables. Starlings are among the most common of garden birds, and can be spotted in the Borders in “murmurations” throughout the Autumn period.


A murmuration of starlings above the the small village of Rigg, near Gretna, in the Scottish Borders, on November 25, 2013. The weight of the resting birds on power lines caused some power localised power outages in the village. Still one of the commonest of garden birds, its decline elsewhere puts it on the Red List of endangered species. (Photo by Owen Humphreys/PA Wire) Continue reading »

Autumn in Scotland


A dog runs through a wood in the Autumn light, Scottish Borders. (Photo by David Cheskin/PA Wire) Continue reading »

222 Golden Retrievers Frolic in a Field in Scotland

The golden retriever and its history were feted by 222 goldens and their masters who gathered from around the globe for a celebration in the breed’s ancestral Scottish Highlands home in July. Hosted by the Golden Retriever Club of Scotland, the festival is held at the abandoned home of Dudley Coutts Marjoribanks, who bred the first golden retriever. (Gordon Richardson) Continue reading »