Andrew McDiarmid

Andrew McDiarmid

Six Degrees of Scotland, pt. 4: Joan Baez, Uncle Sam, and Jack Daniel

In the latest of our Six Degrees of Scotland series, we profile three American legends of Scottish descent: singer...

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Peace in the Pandemic: Scottish Music, Poetry, and Wisdom to Encourage and Inspire

On this episode of Simply Scottish, get a dose of encouragement and inspiration to help you navigate the...

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Tea and a Blether: Melrose Abbey and Edinburgh Castle

Join us for a hot cup of tea, a biscuit, and some good conversation! On this episode of Simply Scottish, host...

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Dunfermline: Scotland's Historic Capital (Wee Yin #4)

Wee Yins are shorter episodes of Simply Scottish you can enjoy anywhere and anytime! Learn more about the ancient...

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The Legacy of Carnegie's Libraries

On this episode of Simply Scottish, we profile Scotland's Carnegie libraries a century later. Are these gifts from...

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Six Degrees of Scotland, pt. 3: Famous Scottish Americans (Dickson, Garland, Irving)

On this episode of Simply Scottish, we continue exploring Scotland's global reach with three more profiles of...

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Six Degrees of Scotland, pt. 2: Famous Scottish Americans (Witherspoon, Reagan, Cash)

On this episode of Simply Scottish, we continue testing Scotland's global reach in our Six Degrees of Scotland...

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How to Sponsor Simply Scottish and a Profile of David Dunbar Buick (Wee Yin #3)

Wee Yins are shorter episodes of Simply Scottish designed to give you a quick Scottish fix! Enjoy the podcast? Here,...

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Artist Spotlight: Dougie MacLean

Hailed as a "musical hero" by the USA's Wall Street Journal, renowned Scottish singer-songwriter Dougie MacLean is...

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Radio Archive #124: Defending Scotland's Flag, Dundee Cake, & Memories of Leith

Before it was a podcast, it was a weekly radio show! On this lively episode of Simply Scottish from the radio...

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Discovering Dundee

Journey with us to Scotland's city of discovery, Dundee. We start by exploring the three industries Dundee was famed...

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The Historical Novels of Nigel Tranter (Wee Yin #2)

Wee Yins are shorter episodes of Simply Scottish. At ten minutes or less, they're a great way to get a quick Scottish...

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The Road Ahead: Scotland After the Independence Referendum

On September 18th, 2014, Scotland made history with a referendum on independence. Tune in as we review the results of...

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Scotland in the United Kingdom

In celebration of Scotland's historic referendum on independence, we look back at 300 years of union between Scotland...

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Andrew's Ten Favorite Scottish Destinations, pt. 2

History, natural beauty, and adventure come together in Andrew's Ten Favorite Scottish Destinations. You won't find...

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Outlander: A Conversation with Author Diana Gabaldon

What do you get when you throw a young modern-day English woman into 18th century Scotland at the height of the...

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Growing up in Scotland's Capital (Wee Yin #1)

Wee Yins are shorter episodes of Simply Scottish, between 5 and 10 minutes in length, with a few minutes of...

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Andrew's Ten Favorite Scottish Destinations, pt. 1

Celebrate our 50th episode with us! History, natural beauty, and adventure all come together in Andrew's Ten Favorite...

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Sport in Scotland, pt. 3: Curling

Join us as we illuminate the history of curling from medieval pastime to modern sport! Just what is curling, and how...

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Six Degrees of Scotland, pt. 1: Electricity

It's electric! In a new series called Six Degrees of Scotland, we explore Scotland's connections to the world. On...

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