We all know that being a Scot is something special to be treasured. But would you lie about being Scottish when you weren’t?
As previously reported on the blog, the 100,000th copy of Scottish Quest was presented to birthday boy Eddie Gordon. This landmark has attracted a bit of press here in the UK!
This week on Scottish Quest’s Twitter page we asked: Which indigenous Scottish bird would you associate with a popular brand of Scotch whisky? a. osprey b. red grouse c. ptarmigan The answer to this will be well known to any fan of Scotch whisky blended in Scotland; b. red grouse.
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As previously reported here on the The Quest Board Games blog, Scottish Quest’s 100,000th copy was sold recently. And, as it turns out, it was a double celebration! Eddie Gordon was celebrating his 50th birthday and was thrilled to receive a copy of Scottish Quest as a gift. However, what he didn’t realise was that [...]
Yesterday on Scottish Quest, via Twitter, we asked Which bridge features in Burns’ poem ‘Tam O’Shanter’? The answer, of course, is “Brig O’ Doon.
Scottish Quest asked Douglas Martin of the Dalry Burns Club to explain to us what’s so special about Robert Burns. Robert Burns and Dalry Burns Club Robert Burns (1759 – 1796) was a Romantic poet born in humble circumstances in Scotland who became world-famous. His writings on life, love and liberty have delighted and inspired [...]
Yesterday on Scottish Quest we asked “What was Robert Burn’s first song?” And the answer is “Handsome Nell“. ‘Handsome Nell’ was written in 1774 for Helen Blair. Burns later wrote that he ‘first committed the sin of rhyme’ with this work. It was the custom to pair young couples to gather the harvest and his partner was [...]
To mark Burns Day, we’re offering a Special Edition “Robert Burns Quiz E-Book“. Its the ideal way to challenge those know-it-alls at your Burns Supper! All proceeds from the E-Book are going to Dalry Burns Club (Registered Scottish Charity SC 038312) to further the club’s charitable activities to promote Scottish heritage and culture. So, celebrate [...]
On Thursday we asked: What is known as the ‘simmer dim’ in Shetland? a. sheep-shearing b. Viking festival c. midsummer? The answer is “midsummer”. If you were asked this question while playing Scottish Quest, you’d notice a black dot next to the question on the card. This indicates that there’s further information available about this [...]