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Stirling Head of Mary of Guise

Born 500 years ago this week, Mary of Guise is chiefly remembered as the mother…

Stained glass window featuring a salmon

‘It’s the year of the salmon!’ my ambitious, fishing friends cry, as they head, cagoule-clad,…

Smailholm Tower

Today, Thursday 8 October, is National Poetry Day. To celebrate, let us tell you a…

A bat flying at night

Did you know that there would be no bananas without bats? Neither did I, until…

Curator Hugh Morrison with the Stirling tapestry

It’s #AskACurator day! Today we’re giving you the chance (together with hundreds of other museums…

Picture of apples on tree

In Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink, September is a month of celebration. The month…

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