Bizarre Scotland

Bizarre Scotland

by David Long

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Overview

From the world's oldest indoor loo to a theatre where spectators fill their pockets with poo, the definitive guide to the stranger side of Scotland shows there's a lot more to the place than tartan, haggis and tossing the caber. Inside you'll find:

The world's longest man-made echo
A city where aliens are welcome
What the Royals really think of it
Britain's weirdest wig
The worst Scottish accents ever
Our tallest hedge and oldest tree
Loch monsters nastier than Nessie
A road you can roll up
Scots in Space
Whether it's Ruthven or Ruthven?
Britain's loneliest bus stop (and its loveliest)
A school for spies
The cost of burning witches
An aeroplane made from seaweed
. . . and why the Queen needs rubber gloves

Praise for Bizarre London:

'In a market niche that's now as crowded as the 18:22 to Reading, Bizarre London pummels its bantamweight rivals with knockout clouts of trivia that even this weary correspondent hadn't encountered before.' The Londonist

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472117472
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date: 10/16/2014
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 300
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

A writer and journalist for nearly 30 years, David Long is the author of more than a dozen books, mostly on London and with titles reflecting an unquenchable thirst for the quirkier, lesser known aspects of its long history, continually changing streetscape and often eccentric inhabitants.

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