On this day 14th of October in 1788 the first steamboat experiment was held on Dalswinton Loch, Dumfries and Galloway.
Whilst staying in Stromness Richard Wallace from Canada attended a Burns Supper.
On this day 19th of August 1745 : Bonnie Prince Charlie, raises his standard at Glenfinnan, Scotland, igniting the second Jacobite uprising.
May 6th 1999 saw the election of the first Scottish Parliament since 1707.
On this day. April 22nd in 1908, Sir Henry Campbell–Bannerman, Scottish politician and Liberal Prime Minister from 1905-08, died.
Today is National Cereal Day so what a good reason to put up Burns, in this case, My Father was a Farmer.
“On this day, 11th February in 1659 William Carstares, the radical Scottish Presbyterian cleric was born.”
“Every action since 2014 has been designed to create the conditions whereby Scotland can never go for independence again.”
This week all over the world people shall celebrate Burns’s birthday by eating Haggis, here is Burns’s tribute.
Ever wanted to make your own haggis or just interested in what goes into one?