Oban is a port town in western Scotland and the ancestral home of the MacDougall family. It’s also the home of my favorite Scotch whisky of the same name. And here’s a spoon from Oban. Pretty, isn’t it?
Inveraray Castle in the county of Argyll in western Scotland has been the seat of the Dukes of Argyll, chiefs of Clan Campbell, since the 18th century.
January 25 is the birthday of the national poet of Scotland, Robert Burns, the Bard of Ayrshire (a.k.a. Rabbie Burns, Ploughman Poet, etc.) Scots around the world celebrate Burns Night every January 25 with suppers in the poet’s honor. A traditional Burns Supper is a gastro-literary event. It begins with the Selkirk Grace, then a reading […]