Though kilts and tartan are hugely popular and famed worldwide nowadays, at one time it was illegal and severely punished for Highland clansmen to wear the traditional garments which Scots hold so dear in present times. This situation came about due to the Act of Proscription, which came into effect in August of 1746 and … Continue reading
At a recent business networking event it was put to me in a critical way – who did I think I was – when I had stated that I am Scottish Andrew. It seemed to my professional critic and business analyst that I was doing too much – trying to be more than I actually … Continue reading
The New Stargate Edinburgh Tours website is Now live. http://www.stargateedinburgh.com My Scottish ceilidh band called the Wild Geese has a new website at: http://www.wildgeese.biz And my Music pages are up at Scottishsoundscapes.com http://www.scottishsoundscapes.com More to follow soon
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Sir James Frazer wrote of anthropomorphism in his Anthropology work The Golden Bough in 1922 – now 90 years later – something is mixing it with our digital designs in our computer environments
STARTAN – THE TARTAN REVOLUTION STARTAN – THE TARTAN REVOLUTION Andrew Hennessey Tartan has a colourful history. Tartan from other epochs has been found inside the ancient funereal works of Chinese Turkestan in the northern provinces of the Tarim basin at Hami in the 1200BC burials of a red haired proto-Celtic people, [Barber, EW, 2000AD]. … Continue reading