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Scots of Springfield Reach Out to Japan

The Scots of Springfield recently had a chance to reach out to Japan via one of the St. Andrew’s Societies located there. Many of the members were effected by the earthquakes and tsunamis that struck Japan recently. The local group … Continue reading

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Sir William Wallace

One of my favorite Scottish folk heroes is William Wallace. But I sure love the historical figure every bit as much as the movie character from Randall Wallace’s screenplay from Braveheart. Sir William Wallce was born around 1272 A.D. He … Continue reading

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The Shillelagh

The shillelagh is an ancient walking stick/fighting stick that has been carried by many Celtic people for hundreds of years now. The actual origin is a bit dubious, though. The stick has a sister that was carried by Englishmen in … Continue reading

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