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Antonia Barclay and Her Scottish Claymore

‘Antonia Barclay and Her Scottish Claymore’ Review

Antonia Barclay and Her Scottish Claymore, by Jane Carter Barrett, has the appearance of a fun romance novel. The setting is the Scottish Highlands in the 1700s. The characters include a feisty, beautiful heroine; a handsome, chivalrous hero; vile villains; and a royal family. However, Antonia Barclay and Her Scottish Claymore isn’t much more than it […]


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Bagpipe player on top of a hill in Scotland

Burns Night Explained for ‘Outlander’ Fans

Outlander fans, especially fans of Sam Heughan, should know that January 25 is Burns Night. Burns Night celebrates Scotland’s most famous poet, Robert Burns. On Burns’ birthday, Scots and those who love all things-Scottish, celebrate Burns’ life and works by raising a glass, joining in song and reciting his favorite poems at Burns suppers and readings. […]


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Take an ‘Outlander’ Tour of Scotland with Celtic Journeys

In 2008, I was lucky enough to travel through England and Scotland, visiting locations that are important to the books and movies about Harry Potter. My trip was truly magical, thanks to my thoughtful husband, who booked my vacation with Magical Tours, owned by Larry Ivy. That tour sparked my love of the United Kingdom, and especially of vacations […]


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