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The Fires of Midsummer

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24.06.16

Midsummer, the point that marks the turning of the year as the days begin to shorten is the source of many different kinds of ritual and celebration all over Scotland. The festival itself is primarily a Celtic fire festival traditionally celebrated on either the 23rd or 24th of June, although the longest day actually falls on the 21st. Its importance to our ancestors is evident in the large number of stone circles and other ancient monuments are aligned to the sunrise on this day.  

Gin Journey – Scotlands New Tipple

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16.06.16

Winter is a time for whisky drinking. There is something truly special about curling up beside a peat fire, with a fine dram or a hot toddy. As midsummer approaches however, and optimistic Scots start to dream of sunshine, it’s time to pack away the single malt and investigate Scotlands other national drink.  

The Scottish Midge and how to cope!

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09.06.16

In any combat scenario it is essential to know your enemy, so here then is the lowdown on that most fearsome of opponents, that fabled beast known for defeating intrepid globetrotters and reducing the most hardened holidaymakers to tears. The Scottish midge.  

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