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Folklore Friday - The Mermaid of Benbecula

By Sophie 2 months ago 455 Views No comments

Here at Scotweb, we're looking at Scottish myths, legends and folk tales. For this week's Folklore Friday, we look at The Mermaid of Benbecula.

Over the Sea to Skye

By Sophie 5 months ago 1202 Views 1 comment

On the 28th of June 1746, Flora Macdonald and her Irish Maid 'Betty Burke' set sail from Benbecula, over the sea, to Skye. Huddled in a tiny boat, a badly disguised Bonnie Prince Charlie posed as MacDonald's spinning maid.

Folklore Friday - The Fairy Flag of Dunvegan Castle

By Sophie 5 months ago 1020 Views No comments

Here at Scotweb, we're looking at Scottish myths, legends and folk tales. For this week's Folklore Friday, we look at The Fairy Flag of Dunvegan Castle.

Happy Birthday Kelly Macdonald

By Sophie 9 months ago 1174 Views No comments

Today marks Kelly Macdonald's 41st birthday, so to celebrate, we thought we'd take a look at her impressive acting career and celebrate her contribution to TV and Film over the last 21 years.