Rob Roy

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David Herbison, the ‘bard of Dunclung’. Photograph: The Ulster Scots Language Society

The Rob Roy was perhaps one of the most unfortunate ships to ever cross the Atlantic. Having left Belfast 25 days earlier, disaster struck the vessel (...)

Heading out for a day’s fishing on Lake Menteith. Facilities at the fishery include a large car park, lunch room, tackle shop, changing room and storage facility. Photograph: George Barron

Boobies and buzzers were to the forefront during a trip to Lake Menteith in Scotland, as I strove to overcome the high energy levels of these superfit(...)

Holidays are changed, like all else, since old buffers were young boys. Folk whose children have grown up drive from place to place, eating a bite in (...)