Literary History Today Jan. 25: Robert Burns Day

Poet Robert Burns, not Robbie as I was told often during my visit to Scotland last year, was born on this day in 1759 at the village of Alloway in South Ayreshire.



In the footsteps of Harry Potter, Hogwarts and Scotland

Glenfinnan, SCOTLAND – This country’s most famous viaduct sneaks up on you, a curve veering into a landscape that was only a passing glimpse sideways on a journey.