Many of us have by now watched the new Netflix release, Outlaw King. And many on social media have had questions about the film, the period and … Continue reading Dr Iain MacInnes: Outlaw King, Fact or Fiction?
I have travelled around Scotland over the last year speaking about the Scottish suffragists and suffragettes. These women endured a great deal in their quest for … Continue reading Sarah Pedersen: Rise Up Quines!
As a writer of contemporary fiction, I had never contemplated a historical novel until I read the story of D.O. Hill and Robert Adamson, and saw … Continue reading Ali Bacon: How early photographs provided the inspiration for a novel
Writing about politics and writing about history are a Gordian Knot that few journalists are ever happy with. Academics are afforded the luxury of study and … Continue reading Alastair Stewart: Historical Amnesia and the Myth of Westminster Control
Thanks to the efforts of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and various project partners, a significant 1.8 metre high Viking Age runestone will soon be … Continue reading Andrea Kaszewski: Runestone Ramblings
An online career quiz I took at age twelve informed me that according to my aptitudes, likes and dislikes, . This was confusing, not only as … Continue reading Sally Pentecost: The Making of Her Medieval Scotland
My journey into Scottish history began in Australia. Scotland is, historically, an emigration nation, while Australia is an immigration nation. Although I tend to describe myself … Continue reading Dr Ben Wilkie: An Antipodean View