Tagged: highland

HIghland Chamber Orchestra

Highland Chamber Orchestra concerts in May 2015

The Highland Chamber Orchestra conducted by Susan Dingle with Catherine O’Rourke (Flute) and Erica Sinclair (Harp) perform the atmospheric ‘Tidescape’ by Gordon Tocher, Rossini’s effervescent Overture ‘The Italian Girl in Algiers’, and Mendelssohn’s lyrical First Symphony in C minor. Mozart’s...

Facebook page for Highland.Today

Hi All! if you are following our website, or contributing to it, there is good news for you: we have a Facebook page set up, and even received some likes 🙂 Now, everything what...

Scottish Midgie Soup

  I eat Scottish Midgies I catch them in a net I eat them one by one by one To make the others sweat. Or sometimes, if I’m in the mood My mode of...

Monks Canal, Reaquhar taken in May 2009

Monks’ Canal, Dornoch

Dornoch is a sea-side town on the East coast of Sutherland. There is considerable evidence of human settlement in the area from pre-historic, Viking and Pictish times.  In the 13th century  Dornoch Cathedral , a parish church,...

The Highlands of Scotland in 1750

Here is a link to another great public domain book related to history of Scottish Highlands. This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it...

Sutherland and Caithness in Saga-Time

The Norse saga was written around 1230 (three centuries after some of the events they record) by an unknown Icelandic author and, as was generally the case with Icelandic language writing of this period,...