culture

10thMay 2022

Bird and flower of the Beltane

10.05.22|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , , , |

The marsh marigold and the whimbrel have Gaelic names with links to this time of the Beltane.  This post in Scotland’s Nature (3 May 2022) describes how both species provide a reminder of the close links between Gaelic culture and the Scottish seasons. This post is also available in Gaelic.

30thSeptember 2021

Gaelic farming culture, past and future – audio episode

30.09.21|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

In this ‘Farmerama’ radio episode about Gaelic culture in the Highlands of Scotland, a farmer’s son, Col Gordon, learns about the pre-colonial attitudes of the Gaels towards the land. He discovers that people belong to the land, not the other way around.  Col explores how we can find a way [...]