St. Andrew’s Day (or in Scottish Gaelic ‘Là Naomh Anndrais’), marks the country’s patron saint and occurs every year on November 30th. Many Countries have a patron saint. England has St George, Wales has St David, and Ireland has St Patrick. These patron saints have generally been chosen because each country shares a significant connection with that saint.
What will become of Selkirk Hill in 2021 without the annual haggis hunt? Without the families of Border towns sending their bravest to hunt down the little creatures, might the haggis' (or haggae?) overrun the inclines of Selkirk.
Every 31st December, the world prepares to ring in the new year, but none do this quite like the Scots. Hogmanay celebrations are not even limited to New Year's Eve, because both 1st January and 2nd January are Bank Holidays