Here in dear Scotland are mountains and glens. Lone crofters cottages and wee but and bens. We can ski down fine mountains all covered with snow. Fish from the river in glens down below. Ben Nevis and Cairngorm majestically rise. From deep in the glens with tops in the skies. Then from Strathspey comes the …
Oh, Scotland! How I long to walk your highlands and your glens, To watch the flowers in your meadows wave in the breeze, To hear the ocean waves noisily kiss the shores of your western isles, To sift the sands of your beaches through my fingers, To see the rainbows after your showers, And to …
Who heard the ancient battlecry? A chieftans bloodied sword held high, To a cloudy cross in the azure sky, Who is a Scot? Who saw proud Wallace’s face? Guardian of our Celtic race, Slay tyrants with his sword and mace, Who is a Scot? Who smelt the blood and sensed the fear? Who felt The …
In memory of an American Patriot, born of Scottish parents, Lt. Colonel George Norrie, “Gone But Not Forgotten.” Lt. Colonel Norrie fought gallantly in World War II, Korea and Viet Nam. He served in World War II in North Africa and France with the Seventh Army. In Germany, after the war, Lt. Colonel Norrie served …
Scots Wha Hae (“Scots, Who Have”; Scottish Gaelic: Brosnachadh Bhruis) is a patriotic song of Scotland which served for a long time as an unofficial national anthem of the country, but has lately been largely supplanted by Scotland the Brave and Flower of Scotland. The lyrics were written by Robert Burns in 1793, in the …
“Freedom Come-All-Ye” is a song written by Hamish Henderson, the Scottish poet, songwriter, and intellectual. It is written in the Scots Language. “Freedom Come-All-Ye”, one of Henderson’s most important songs, gives a non-romantic, revisionist view of the role of the Scots in the world at the time it was written. It describes a wind of …
The Flag of Scotland, also known as the Saint Andrew’s Cross or more commonly The Saltire, is the national flag of Scotland. As the national flag, the Saltire differs from the Royal Standard of Scotland in that it is the Saltire which is the correct flag for all individuals and corporate bodies to fly in …
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