Photo Journal of Events and Activities in Scotland

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Places of interest to visit in Scotland

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Linlithgow Canal Fun Day 2012 was held on 19 August.

It featured a variety of activities with stalls, ‘Punch & Judy’ shows, canal boat trips, folk music, exhibits and a demonstration by the ‘International Rescue Corp’. They came in very useful for the most popular event, the ‘Cardboard Boat Race’. Read more

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The annual Edinburgh Festival and Fringe draws crowds and it is a great experience just to walk the streets, especially on the Royal Mile, to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the entertainers. Read more

Photo of Flatpack Society

Flatpack Society performed their own blend of ‘Indie Rock’ & ‘Alternative Country’ at the Ross Open Air Theatre in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens during the Festival Fringe 2012. Read more

Kite surfing at Gullane

One of the great benefits of Scotland is that practically anywhere in the country is less than a one hour drive away from coastal waters or lochs which are ideal for all kinds of recreational activity including watersports. Read more

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‘The Light Shines Out of Me’ is the latest art installation at Jupiter Artland by Anya Gallaccio.

To people familiar with the work of Anya it may be no surprise that there is a decaying, dead tree stump within the installation area. However this is not the main feature. Read more

Photo of Olympic flame at Falkirk Wheel

In advance of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Olympic Flame has been travelling throughout the UK. Read more

“Red on Green” is an installation by Anya Gallaccio at Jupiter Artland, near Edinburgh. Read more