This collection of ‘pearls of wisdom’ contains those sayings which only Scots grannies seem able to utter. Subtitles for those in need of an English version accompany each saying. Product Features New Mint Condition Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon Guaranteed packaging No quibbles returns
Lanarkshire Sheet 6.05 Partick 1894 – published 1997; intro by Gilbert Bell. This detailed map covers an area which largely retained its independence, as Partick police burgh, but it was absorbed by Glasgow in 1912. Coverage stretches from Bures Road and Saltoun Street westward to Balshagray Avenue, and from Westbourne Gdns southward to Yorkhill station. [More]
Annotated photographs of buildings, architecture, famous locations but also of cottage hospitals, organ grinders, play parks; quoiting club and football teams.
Detailed map of Bothwell & Blantyre. Lanarkshire Sheet 11.11. Introduction by Gilbert Bell. This detailed map covers the town centre of Bothwell plus Blantyre on the other bank of the Clyde. Features include Blantyre Works, Low Blantyre, Bothwell Castle Colliery, southern part of Bothwell Castle, Caledonian Railway with Blantyre station, David Livingstone’s Birthplace, Madder Mill, [More]
Nobody goes inside the enchanted forest, until one day Janna, a wild sort of girl, squeezes under a fence and enters the eerie place. Beside a rose-clad, ruined well she meets Tam Lin, whose grey eyes smoulder with strange, secret mists – and at once the two fall in love.This story is apparently a well-known [More]
Lies and Truths Ma Mother Telt Me! Allan Morrison has scoured the hearts and minds of Scots at home and abroad to form this compilation of sayings revealing the inner workings of that most formidable of personalities – the Scottish mother. Over 350 lies and 250 truths are presented, including “A wee birdie told me”. [More]
This story is apparently a well-known Scottish fairy tale and so may be familiar to some people. It is a terrific tale of fairies and magic and, as in all good fairy tales, it has a happy ending. The enchanted forest is a strange and eerie place that everyone is scared of entering, except Janna [More]
Part of a new series Legends from the Ancient North, The Wanderer tells the classic tales that influenced JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. “Therefore I may not think, throughout this world, why cloud cometh not on my mind when I think over all the life of earls, how at a [More]
CONTENTS:- Introduction. The Fate of the Children of Tuireann. The Wooing of Etain. The Combat at the Ford. Deirdre and the Sons of Usna. The Children of Lir. Diarmuid and Grainne. The Sickbed of Cuchulain. Product Features New Mint Condition Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon Guaranteed packaging No quibbles returns
Paperback. Pub the Date: 2011 Jun Pages: 558 in Publisher: Random House UK Scotland’s rich past and varied landscape have inspired an extraordinary array of legends and beliefs. And in of The Lore of Scotland Jennifer Westwood and Sophia Kingshill ing together a many of the with finest giving and most intriguing: stories of heroes [More]
Stories from South Uist Collects the stories that include various types of tales found on South Uist, from Fingalian heroes and ghost stories to international folktales and humorous and historical local anecdotes. Full description
The traditional stories of the Celtic lands conjure up a world of mystery and imagination. Wicked queens and chivalrous princes, ghosts and ghouls, and some of the most amazing shape-changers in all folklore: these are just some of the characters in the stories featured in this book.
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The Folklore of the Scottish Highlands The author is a Gaelic-speaking scholar and archaeologist who has lived and worked in crofting communities. In this edition, she portrays the beliefs and customs of Scottish Gaelic society, including: seasonal customs deriving from Celtic festivals; the famous waulking songs; and the Highland tradition of seers and second sight. [More]
Scottish Myths and Legends Scotland is a nation made up of many peoples and cultures. This diversity of cultural influence is reflected in Scotland’s vast store of myths and legends. This book contains a selection of these; some ancient, some obscure in origin; and, others based on fact. Full description Product Features New Mint Condition [More]