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Here are the top ten articles for the Scottish Culture Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Robert Burns
Robert Burns – poet, farmer, songwriter, lover - was born in in 1759. His birthday, January 25, is celebrated by Scots the world over as Burns Night. The Burns poem Address To A Haggis is a core feature of Burns Night celebrations.
2. Concert Review - Monika Stadler Harpist
Concert review of Monika Stadler an Austrian harpist who has written and performed music inspired by Scotland.
3. Scottish Potato Dishes
Scots use potatoes (tatties) in creative and versatile ways. This article looks at some traditional Scottish potato dishes.
4. David Wilkie - Olympic Swimmer
David Wilkie, Scottish swimmer, won one gold and two silver Olympic medals. He set a trend for wearing both swimming cap and goggles during races, believing they helped streamline his motion in the water.
5. The Story Of Scotland - Book Review
The Story of Scotland by Nigel Tranter is an engaging Scottish history from an author whose legacy includes fact and fiction.
6. Fast Facts About Inverness
Inverness - population roughly 65,000 – gained city status in 2000. Find out about some of the attractions, ancient and modern, that draw tourists to this Highland city.
Crannogs were ancient settlements with huge defensive potential that proliferated in Scotland long before the coming of Christianity.
8. Born In Scotland - Politicians
Politicians born in Scotland include Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, Alex Salmond, Danny Alexander, Douglas Alexander and John Smith. Find out more about some these key players in UK politics.
9. Loch Ness & The Caledonian Canal
Loch Ness, home of the Loch Ness Monster, is one of several lochs linking Scotland's east and west coasts.
10. How To Bag A Munro
The latest Scottish Culture article is about how to "bag" (climb) a munro - one of the 283 mountains over 3,000 feet high in Scotland.
Be sure to visit the Scottish Culture Archives for all the articles!
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