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Hogmanay is Scotland's New Year celebration, Explore the meaning behind the various customs and symbols associated with this special holiday.
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What does Hogmanay actually mean and what is the derivation of the name? Why do the Scots more than any other nation celebrate the New Year with such a passion? Why should a tall dark stranger be a welcome first foot visitor after midnight,…
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With the Holiday season upon us, I thought I would take a look at how they are celebrated in Scotland. In order to do that we will have to go back in time, to a time that came before modern conveniences and where the weather dictated how people…