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This evening, my blog theme is golf which it could be argued is part of the fabric of life in Scotland. The game originated along the east coast of Scotland on ‘links’ ground which is a sort of no-mans-land close to the coast comprising mainly sandy surface unsuitable for farming but, when combined with undulating contours, proved ideal for the sport of golf.

Read more on History of Golf…



This evening, my blog theme is Scottish lawn bowls. This is a very popular game, particularly with the more ‘mature’ section of the community.There are hundreds of bowls clubs in communities all around Scotland.

Read more on Lawn Bowls…



This evening, my theme is skiing in Scotland. The recent harsh winter has served to highlight Scotland’s ski and board runs which extend to some 130km of pisted runs and have attracted many patrons this season. The principal ski centres are:

Read more on Ski-Scotland…