There is a rose for every garden. Down in England, they have the rose as a national symbol. In fact, it was King Edward I, the Hammer of the Scots, who first used the rose in his Great Seal of State. As that was some years before the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314 (when his …
Plus a short glossary of other Scottish words that sneaked in.
Spring is here!
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