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John McTernan wrote: "If you’ve not been to Sweden before, I think you’ll really like it – it’s the country Scotland would be if it wasn’t narrow, Presbytarian , racist etc. etc. Social democracy in action." [

“Scotland is facing a real choice about what it wants to be. And that isn’t about a national identity … but it’s much much more important than that its about how they value each other how to organise the economy how that impacts on ordinary peoples live...

Fascism in Britain is normally associated with England, and especially the East End of London – and even then dismissed as a marginal political phenomenon. The dark side of nationalism in Scotland has rarely been the object of academic research, and has...

The Cathedral of Silv A 13 th century Cathedral The exterior is a wonderful mix of whitewashed walls and red sandstone, and the interior does not fail to delight, with a mixture of Gothic, Mediaeval and Baroque traditions. There is an immense sense of...

Pilgrims Pilgrimage in those Norman Times. Everyone tried to go on a pilgrimage, to say prayers at a holy place, at least once in his life. Pilgrims went to Canterbury, St.Albans, Glastonbury and other places as far away as Spain, Rome and the Holy Land....

St. Paulinus of Nola Anyone who is praised in the letters of six or seven saints undoubtedly must be of extraordinary character. Such a person was Paulinus of Nola, correspondent and friend of Saints Augustine, Jerome, Melania, Martin, Gregory the Great,...

A mountain ash has escaped the lightning's stroke and is in full blossom. In its branches perch some young jays, and father jay is mobbing the grey squirrel that is running along the fence. He has good cause, for he knows that grey squirrels are the terrible...

The flowers of New Hampshire are so lovely A purple lilac radiates such joy and happiness

The Mountain laurel Pennsylvania has the flower with the mountain laurel along with Connecticut. It is a flower that is native to this area and holds an interest with both the native Indians as also to the settlers. Beyond its visiible prettiness is the...

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