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Kerry Dexter
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Growing up in Connecticut, eight year old Alison Brown was learning to play guitar when she heard a recording by bluegrass musicians Flatt and Scruggs. She fell in love with the banjo. "I knew I wanted to make *that* sound," she recalls.
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Do you remember the Mallard family in Mkae Way for Ducklings? Sure you do... http://perceptivetravel.com/blog/2016/09/07/boston-moscow-and-ducklings/
Classic children's book Make Way for Ducklings turns 75 this year; about the book, Boston, and the sculptures in Boston's Public Garden and in Moscow
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Heritage Week Ireland is coming around again -- it begins this year on 20 August. Time to celebrate #history #archaeology   #heritage
Reflection on the presence of history in everyday places, and on Heritage Week Ireland, which happens every August
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Working -- and playing with chidlren this summer? These recordings could add to the fun --> story at Perceptive Travel  #music 
A melting pot, a salad bowl, a tapestry — however you view the North American convergence of cultures, adults sharing connections across generations with children is a constant. Here are three recordings to help you enjoy that. Bring along a kid in your life and take a listen Randall Paskemin is a singer and songwriter and a proud father. He is also a member of the Plains Cree people, a member of the Sweetgrass First Nation of Saskatchewan, Canad...
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"Scots missionaries were advised to return home from Europe, but Haining, a farmer’s daughter from Dunscore in Dumfriesshire, refused, and wrote: 'If these children need me in days of sunshine, how much more do they need me in days of darkness?' "

Read more at: http://www.scotsman.com/edinburgh/auschwitz-scots-heroine-s-will-is-discovered-in-capital-church-1-4229827
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Scotland's First Minister looks at what may be coming with Brexit issues...
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Ireland's Music: Aoife Scott: Carry the Day
“It’s my love letter to the West,” says Aoife Scott of her song All Along with Wild Atlantic Way. That it is, with visits to places from Croagh Patrick to Dingle, framed in the happy memories of a woman long gone from the area. There’s a bit more to that im...
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Starting to think about the winter holidays yet? Perhaps it's time for a visit to the Cairngorms to meet Scotland's reindeer. You can visit them all year round. http://perceptivetravel.com/blog/2014/12/16/scotlands-reindeer/
how to visit Scotland's Cairngorm Reindeer, at Christmas and all through the year
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+Eileen Ivers explores the Irish immigrant experience through music... #fiddle #ireland #newyork  
Immigrants' journey from Ireland to North America in the music fiddle player Eileen Ivers offers on her album Beyond the Bog Road
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Do you look at the coins in your hand and wonder where they have traveled?  #Ireland #euro #travel #harp
the Irish harp and euro zone coin design spark travel reflections
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thoughtful writer, editor, artist, educator
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work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, CMT, CBC, NPR, Strings,Acoustic Guitar, Encyclopedia of Ireland & the Americas, and other places in print, electronic, and broadcast media
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History all around you
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reflection on the presence of history in everyday places, and Heritage Week Ireland

North House: learning from the past, enriching the present
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North House Folk School in Minnesota teaches arts, crafts, food ways and ecology that reflect its northern region's past and present

Dublin in Four Statues
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from Molly Malone to the Children of Lir, a consideration of Dublin, Ireland, through four present day statues

Edinburgh International Harp Festival | Journey To Scotland
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Harps were among the earliest instruments played by people in Scotland. In varied forms, they remain a vibrant part of Scotland's music, tha

Five siblings set world record for each living over a century
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‘Never give out about anybody’ is the secret to a long life from 100-year-old Madge

Ireland: Welcoming Winter Celebrations
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Highlights of winter season holiday markets and festive celebrations in Ireland and Northern Ireland

flickspire - The Power of Discipline
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What would you say is the number 1 difference between success and failure? This new movie answers that question and presents 7 ideas...each

Scotland: Holiday Markets, Winter Lights
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Scotland celebrates winter and the coming of Christmas with holiday markets and festive lights.

Gaelic, Scots, and Outlander: Speaking Scotland | Journey To Scotland
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Both Gaelic and Scots have vibrant historic and contemporary traditions in the arts

Scotland in Autumn: Perthshire Celebrates
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As autumn colours change, the people of Perthshire welcome the world with sound & light at The Enchanted Forest and music at Perthshire Ambe

Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2014 | Journey To Scotland
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Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2014 Once Upon a Place Friday 24 October – Sunday 2 November #OnceUponAPlace #SISF14 SISF2014Th

Scotland's Western Isle
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history, nature, music, Gaelic, archaeology, community, all reasons to visit Scotland's Outer Hebrides

Autumn Roadtrip Soundtrack: Americana
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In the music of five Americana songwriters you could find the soundtrack for your autumn road trips. Jesse Winchester, Carrie Newcomer, Kyle

Cape Breton in Music: Mary Jane Lamond and Wendy MacIsaac
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Scottish heritage, Gaelic language, and landscapes of Cape Breton in music of singer Mary Jane Lamond and fiddle player Wendy MacIsaac

Four things that haven’t changed since the crash
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Opinion: Ireland is still one of the best little countries in the world in which to be a shyster

Scotland, Outlander, and Standing Stones
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standing stones in Scotland, and in the books and series Outlander: travel and imagination