Curious Observations on Scotland June 14th 2008 While being in Scotland for the past couple of weeks I've noticed a few things...
First, you are always on CCTV (close caption television). Ever read 1984 with the whole Big Brother scenario? Well it's very real here. It's actually kind of creepy to see signs literally everywhere that say "Smile you're on CCTV!"
This next observation I noticed more out of inconvenience than anything else. Fo ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Midlothian » Edinburgh Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more