7 contemporary Scottish bands you should know (and love)

#1 Skipinnish Last June I went to Skipinnish Ceilidh House in Oban(there's one in Fort William too). Once home, I've looked it up in the internet and found the band, love them! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shXtDoDyTzY #2 Trail West Here's my favourite song of this band, which will surely feature in my "Back-to-Scotland" playlist! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTU1YRYdhcI #3 Runrig They're …

Edinburgh’s infamous Maggie: hanged twice and survived!

If you've ever wandered around Edinburgh, you've certainly seen this pub in the Grassmarket area: But whom's is the pub named after? Who's this Maggie Dickson? First thing you should know: she survived hanging. Quite impressive, isn't it? Let's start from the beginning though. Maggie, from Musselburgh, .lived in the Early Eighteenth century as a …