Tag Archives: Scotland

Episode 71: Of hawthorn, hags, and Hogmanay

In this episode, we discuss recent announcements, and continue our Dragonfly in Amber read-along with Chapter 10 “A Lady, with Brown Hair Curling Luxuriantly.” We wish #Outlanders everywhere a verra happy Hogmanay.   Hawthorn symbolism Counter box  Example 1  | … Continue reading

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‘Outlander’, coming to a living room near you… August 9, 2014

The long-awaited Premiere Date has been released! Earlier today, Starz announced the date for its (our) much anticipated series, ‘Outlander’, along with its key art, for which it collaborated with The Refinery and photographer Frank W. Ockenfels 3.  What will *you* … Continue reading

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“Disappearance” trailer

We don’t typically post announcement updates; we usually just post when we have a new episode. But this is HUGE in the Outlanderverse. Starz has released the first official full-length trailer, “Disappearance.” Prepare yourselves, gentle listeners. Kleenex may be necessary. … Continue reading

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Episode 34: Jamie’s drawers of many colors

In this episode, we welcome guests Diane and Arlen Donald, who share with us their knowledge of Scotland’s wool industry, and the kilt. They join our read-along of Chapter 28: “Kisses and Drawers.” Are rereads more pleasurable than initial reads? … Continue reading

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Episode 24: Knife skills, unquote

In this episode, we discuss the week of #HerselfOnSet and all the pictures and detailed description (AKA “goodies”) given to us by Herself, Starz, and others. We also continue with our read-along with chapters 19 (“The Waterhorse”) and 20 (“Deserted … Continue reading

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Episode 23: #waterweed encounter

In this episode, we discuss the many photos fans were given this week, as well as Diana Gabaldon’s takeover of the @outlander_starz Instagram account during her trip to Scotland. Our read-along continues with Chapter 18: “Raiders in the Rocks.” Yes, … Continue reading

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Episode 22: Burns, Day and Night

In this episode, we discuss recent announcements, and welcome native Scot, Arlen Donald (@dreadgerbil), who joins us to discuss his experience learning Gàidhlig, as well as to discuss the Bard, himself, Robert Burns. We also again include Eilidh Grant singing Burns’ … Continue reading

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