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Waking an early in the morning Coffee and cake as the day breaks Wander over to the window sills Where Lavender is popping up Seeds plant some weeks ago Showing potential for delight Crocus in purple blossom Planted some months ago now give pleasure indeed...

A Snake is in quarantine in Scotland. A Snake Flies 9,300 miles from Australia to Scotland in a woman's shoe shocking it is to find a stowaway python when arriving in Glasgow, Scotland As souvenirs go, it is a unique one The resilient reptile – later...

Sunday in Glasgow. It has a fog swilring around the city this morning. Seagulls maurading the streets in search of food. Awaking people meet those leaving nightclubs A Scottish breakfast by the Clyde brings all alive. .

Cooking only 'special occaision' foods from any culture or mix of cultures is likely to pile on the pounds and tilt your diet out of balance because special occasion foods are often rich in fats. When we eat out those special occasion dishes are often...

The Chinese philosopher Confucius considered food one of three foundations of a stable state, along with military might and the trust of the people. He also placed emphasis on feasts, and not just because he liked parties. The act of feasting gave people...

Cherry Olives 1 qts fresh sweet cherries, 2 cups white vinegar (I use rice vinegar because it is less harsh), 2 cups water, 1.5 cups sugar, 2 tablespoons salt and mixed pickling spice. Wash cherries and pack in 1/2 pint jars. Combine vinegar, water, sugar,...

It has been estimated that fewer than 500 people own half of all privately-owned land in Scotland. That is one of the highest concentrations of land ownership in Europe. There is no definitive list of who owns what in Scotland and that inevitably leads...

An Indian government minister has reiterated the country’s plan to restrict the flow of water to Pakistan from its share of rivers, the latest effort by New Delhi to pressure its neighbour after a militant attack in Kashmir. India has decided to stop...

pickles, chutneys, jams, marmalades and fruit butters and cheeses. I do the same. It's a routine in this house whenever there's a glut of whatever. At present in the cuboard are, cold-pickled onions, ditto red cabbage, pickled plums, pickled beetroot,...

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