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Scotland

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  • At Wisconsin bed-and-breakfast, stay for dinner too

     At Wisconsin bed-and-breakfast, stay for dinner too
    Pregnancy. The Blue Angels. Winemaking. Running versus lawn mowing. Good books. Home ownership. Heirloom vegetables. Conversation, in the company of strangers, shifts often and effortlessly on a Saturday night at Brambleberry Bed-and-Breakfast, in west-...
  • The foods we eat?

    It's the time of year I prepare to go to my family reunion near Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada. Tradition has it that we have a potluck picnic at the reunion. As I was deciding what dishes to take, my mind began to wander back to prior years. My husband,...
  • Concert update: Southern rock band The Outlaws to play Ferguson Center in Newport News

    Yes, south Hampton Roads has all the amphitheaters. Still, the Peninsula's been holding its own on the live music front recently. This week I learned that a couple of notable groups are heading this way: The Outlaws and North Sea Gas. The Southern...
  • Fact is, we don't know what might curb gun violence

    TALLAHASSEE – One lesson to glean from tragedies like the one at Newtown, Conn., is the hardest to process: We don't know whether our gun culture is to blame for violent crimes. And that's our own fault. For three weeks, everyone from President...
  • Hip engineers now can wear plaid

    Hip engineers now can wear plaid
    Purdue University now has an official tartan plaid. The pattern was designed by a student and chosen from among three finalists by an online vote, the university announced last week. The pattern combines Purdue's official colors of old gold and black,...
  • 'Sons of Anarchy' star Charlie Hunnam on Jax's rough ride

     
    On my May visit to the "Sons of Anarchy" set in Los Angeles, I spoke with creator Kurt Sutter and four cast members. For Sutter's thoughts on where the Sons are heading in Season 3, look here and here. My interview with Ron Perlman, who plays the...
  • Music review: Gustavo Dudamel and Janine Jansen play Mendelssohn

     
    Mark Swed reviews Gustavo Dudamel's life-affirming Mendelssohn concert with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. The program was a preparation for the first LA Phil LIVE movie theater broadcast of the season on Sunday, Dutch violinist Janine Jansen was the...
  • James McAvoy makes it his duty to voice any film animated in the UK

     
    “The Last King of Scotland” (2006) made Scottish actor James McAvoy a film star, and “Wanted” (2008) made him a bankable Hollywood name. He does most of his work, these days, in American projects such as “X-Men: First Class&#...
  • Scottish zoo presents new Chinese pandas

     
    Chinese pandas Yang Guang and Tian Tian made their debut Friday to an eager audience patiently braving the wind and rain of a Scottish winter morning...
  • Britain hears calls for Scottish independence

     
    A Scottish leader's declaration that he planned a referendum on full independence from Britain in two years sparked a fierce debate in the British parliament Wednesday....
  • Ticket pic of the week: And the little girl said, 'My, what big teeth you have'

     
    The newly-renovated National Museum of Scotland reopens--and look what the cat dragged in....