It is 25 years since the film Braveheart had its UK premier in Stirling.
The use and meaning of maps was the subject of a fascinating online talk from Chris Fleet of the National Library of Scotland.
“Scots continues to play an important role in our cultural and everyday lives and informs both our identity and sense of place.”
“Even after devolution and the establishment of a Scottish Parliament the contemporary Scottish novel negotiates national identity between the poles of a Scottish and a British identity. “
“The first confession is that in 2014, Scottish independence was too much of a quantum leap for me.”