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Mainers’ Year of Natural Scotland

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If you’re a Mainer with tartan blood flowing in your veins, or not even one of Maine’s Ulster Scots but a lover of Maine’s highland games, tartan night, Burns’ supper, tattoos and ceilidhs, you’ve probably thought more than once or twice about the possibility of a trip to Scotland itself,...
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A Mainer’s Guide to The Highland Games

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If asked at which event you might find a 'lazy stick', a 'bottom couple’ and a bunch of men with no underwear, I wouldn’t blame you for jumping to sordid conclusions. Those with knowledge of their Scottish heritage, though, might have the answer: they are a throwing event, a dance...
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