Rainstorming – Scotland Weather

Rainstorming – Scotland Weather

Regarding Scotland weather, I read one time that the Inuit have thirty words for snow. Och, that’s nothing! We Scots have at least that many for RAIN. Discussion of the weather is de rigueur in the Scottish lexicon of good manners. It’s the “opening line” for any social situation. Our primary form of greeting for friends and strangers alike is generally a comment about the weather. And of the weather much can be said.

Classic British Cars, a.k.a My Husband and The Blonde

Classic British Cars, a.k.a My Husband and The Blonde

How can I compete with this gorgeous blonde??? I admit I don’t like cars- not even classic British cars! Not vehicles, automobiles, hot rods, wee jalopies, Cadillacs, Fords, Beemers, or otherwise. I tolerate them for transportation purposes only. And I especially...
Scottish Musings and Jokes on Our Habit of Thrift

Scottish Musings and Jokes on Our Habit of Thrift

Waste Not, Want Not When I was a wee lassie in Lanarkshire we were taught three things: Piety, Thrift, and Wheesht. (I remember “Wheesht” was sort of like “Hush” but with the authority of a Scottish Mum.) Oh, and Telling the Truth. That was definitely required....

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