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Celtic Radio Community > Quizes & Polls > When You Think Of Scotland

Posted by: Rindy 26-Apr-2010, 08:23 PM
What's some of the things that come to your mind? Feel free to answer as many times as you'd like.

One of my answers is:

Clann An Drumma wink.gif

Posted by: Rindy 26-Apr-2010, 11:04 PM
ok, second one is William Wallace thumbs_up.gif

Posted by: Rindy 26-Apr-2010, 11:20 PM
Come on folks this is not a test just a funner.

how about tartans----

Posted by: englishmix 27-Apr-2010, 01:00 PM
Say this could be fun: okay here it goes...

Shortbread and fine tea!

Posted by: Rindy 27-Apr-2010, 02:42 PM
William Wallace

Posted by: stoirmeil 27-Apr-2010, 06:30 PM
The airstrip on Barra that only exists when the tide is out. smile.gif

And the freckle-faced waitress that didn't want to bring me haggis on a cold, rainy day in Fort William ("d'ye ken wha' it is, leddy?") and then stood in the door of the kitchen watching me eat it.
It had lots of pepper in it. There's a weather that makes you want it more than anything in the world.

Posted by: Antwn 27-Apr-2010, 07:30 PM
There was an article in a recent National Geographic about the Hebrides, with a great photo of Fingal's Cave.

I think of the Highlands. I'm a sucker for mountain terrain generally and the Highlands are gorgeous. I can almost hear Celtic music too. I also think of Edinburgh castle!

Posted by: Rindy 27-Apr-2010, 08:59 PM
Ahhh these are good ones. stoirmeil I had no idea there was such. I wouldn't want to take that flight. Antwn I too love the mountains more than anything in the world I think.

When I hear the word Scotland I also think of the sword called a claymore.


Posted by: TheCarolinaScotsman 28-Apr-2010, 02:53 AM
I think of the empty banks of Loch Naver where the towns that were cleared once stood. Now only scattered stones to mark the remains.

Posted by: togo 28-Apr-2010, 02:29 PM
Scotland??? Bagpipes of course!

Posted by: togo 28-Apr-2010, 02:32 PM
Royal lion rampant. One of the best looking flags that hangs in my home Celtic pub.

Posted by: togo 28-Apr-2010, 02:33 PM
Oops, couldn't forget this one: GOLF!

Posted by: Aaediwen 29-Apr-2010, 03:14 PM
Creich parish, Hadrian's Wall, E-mail conversations with Kris Manvell

Posted by: Robert Phoenix 30-Apr-2010, 05:49 PM
Kilts, bagpipes, whisky, the accent, Celtic Warriors, the song "Caledonia" and hopefully someday lying down in the heather with me bonnie lass. rolleyes.gif

Posted by: englishmix 30-Apr-2010, 06:48 PM
The Corries and their old TV show!
Single malt whiskey!

Posted by: Rindy 30-Jun-2010, 09:28 PM

Posted by: Camac 01-Jul-2010, 06:32 AM
My Father and the family I found.


Posted by: stoirmeil 01-Jul-2010, 11:23 AM
Coming down the Prince's Street in Edinburgh from the Castle and looking out at whatever is framed in the other end of the closes that open off it.

Posted by: Rindy 18-Jul-2010, 06:54 PM

Posted by: Camac 19-Jul-2010, 05:27 PM
Land of my Birth
Mist shrouded Highlands
And Pines looking down
On deep green Glens.
Jagged Coasts
And Rugged Ilses
The taste of salt
Upon the winds.
The cry of Eagles and
The rushing sound
Of clear cold burns
Tumbling o'er the rocks
Cascading down to the
Dark waiting Lochs.
The skirl of Pipes
And the lilting brogue
Of the Scottish Folk.


Posted by: Rhymer 22-Oct-2010, 06:33 PM
Mist and the folk who were cleared off thir land for sheep.The sadness of the defeat at Culloden at the "butchery" that occured after it. The anger that we are not an independent nation yet and the destruction of shipbuilding , steel making and other industries. The disappontment that oil found off our shores did not get used for the betterment of our nation. The pride in many inventions that have changed the world.

Posted by: Rindy 13-Jan-2011, 05:44 PM
Saltire Flag

Posted by: gaberlunzie 14-Jan-2011, 01:57 PM
Lagavulin and the man of my heart ... not in that particular order, of course wink.gif

Posted by: Rhymer 18-Jan-2011, 02:19 PM
Lagavullin sounds nice , but I really prefer Dalwhinnie.



Posted by: Rindy 18-Jan-2011, 05:39 PM
Robert Burns

Posted by: WizardofOwls 18-Jan-2011, 07:11 PM
Scottish Gaelic
Sabhal Mor Ostaig
Cape Wrath
Balnakiel Bay
The Clearances
Smoo Cave
The Stone of Scone
Ben Loyal
Castle Varrich
Dougie MacLean
The Farr Stone

Posted by: WizardofOwls 18-Jan-2011, 07:30 PM

Posted by: gaberlunzie 19-Jan-2011, 02:39 PM
QUOTE (Rhymer @ 18-Jan-2011, 10:19 PM)
Lagavullin sounds nice , but I really prefer Dalwhinnie.



Dalwhinnie is new to me, have to taste it yet.

Isle of Skye

Posted by: Hibson 19-Jan-2011, 10:03 PM
Many things.... smile.gif

First thing that comes to mind...the Great Pipes smile.gif !

Posted by: WizardofOwls 20-Jan-2011, 09:14 AM

Posted by: tjbren 19-Jan-2012, 11:10 AM
When I think of Scotland, I instantly want to put on a thick, warm sweater.

Some of the things that come to mind are:

stone cottages
lush green rolling land and lonely moors
busy pubs
a backdrop of music for everything

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