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Plunging into a novel by James Kelman is like diving head-first into a chilly lake. It's a shock to your system at first, and a bit disorienting, but the trick is to keep moving. Once your muscles get warmed up and you get your bearings, the...
Tags: Authors, Literature, England, Genres
The monthly art exhibits at Slayton House are a reliable showcase for local artists. When the administrator in charge of those exhibits, Bernice Kish, recently retired as Wilde Lake village manager, her contributions over the past 25 years prompted an...
Reuters* Scottish nationalists say split from UK would boost growth * British pound and EU membership key to economic success By William James LONDON, May 21 (Reuters) - Ending Britain's 306-year rule would allow Scotland to reverse generations of economic...
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - An independent Scotland would have a vastly oversized financial sector that would leave it vulnerable to a Cyprus-style banking crisis, Britain's finance ministry says. Before a referendum due in September 2014 on whether Scotland...
ReutersFORT WILLIAM, Scotland (Reuters) - Often voted the world's greatest train journey, the voyage from Glasgow to Fort William and Mallaig in the Scottish highlands defies superlatives thanks to its stunning views and wild landscapes. Several of the stations...
The final show of the Blissfest Folk and Roots Concert Series will feature a concert by The Maeve Gilchrist Trio at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey. Still in her mid 20s, Edinburgh-born Celtic and jazz harpist,...
Tags: Music, John Doyle, Music Industry, Festive Events
After welcoming a Buster over the weekend, the Hub City played host Monday to a busker. Kevin Moe, an 18-year-old from Laramie, Wyo., played the bagpipes Monday on a street corner in downtown Aberdeen. He is using the donations he receives to...
ReutersMay 3 (Reuters) - Several Scottish second-tier sides have written to the SPL asking to be admitted into their league structure from next season in a move which could further split the game in Scotland. The Scottish Premier League (SPL) runs the top...
ReutersApr 29 (TheWrap.com) - This year's Tribeca Film Festival began on April 17 with a rock 'n' roll movie, "Mistaken for Strangers," and had its official closing-night gala on Saturday with the appearance of Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro and Jerry Lewis for...
ReutersEDINBURGH (Reuters) - Which city has two central if extinct volcanoes, one of which is topped by the most precariously positioned castle imaginable? It is not somewhere high in the Andes or on an Indonesian island, instead it is the elegant and...
As proudly reported in Scottish Life magazine, a British think tank called the New Economics Foundation recently determined that the Scots are the happiest people in Britain, boasting some of the most impressive "wellbeing" scores anywhere. Exactly why...
LONDON – Amid international alarm over saber-rattling by North Korea, British Prime Minister David Cameron made an impassioned defense Thursday for maintaining his country’s independent nuclear deterrent, despite growing domestic complaints of...
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