Happy Valentine’s Day, Sassenach!

Feb 13, 2014 by

I’m sure Sam Heughan is too busy filming the last episodes of Outlander, Season One, to send his legions of fans a Valentine card, so I thought I’d help out.

You are really getting TWO Valentine’s Day gifts with this meme:  a sweet card and yummy Scottish eye candy!

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~Want to hear Sam say Sassenach ? Of course you do!

 


 

~How does Sam say mo nighean donn (Scots Gaelic for “my brown haired lass”)?

 

 

 

~Ye need not be scairt of me,” he said softly. “Nor of anyone here, so long as I’m with ye.” – chapter 4, Outlander :

 

 

 

Still not sure why so many people are in love with a fictional guy named Jamie?   Read this informative and FUNNY blog post from the ladies at That’s Normal:

The Best of Jamie Fraser: the ultimate book boyfriend

 

AND see some of my previous posts on Outlander  HERE and  HERE and  HERE.

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Here’s Looking At You, Sam

Jan 28, 2014 by

 For many Outlander fans, scanning social media for news and photos from the Scottish production set has become a daily event.    After all, it’s winter here in the western hemisphere, cold weather and snow are keeping many of us housebound, and the debut of Jamie and Clare’s onscreen love affair seems too far away to even contemplate.  At the risk of being labeled a “middle-age housewife” breathily caught up in Outlander’s Harlequin Romance-esque plotby Variety (read the reporter’s snarky review HERE), I must say I look forward to these goodies from Starz.  

 

Of all the fictional fantasies, in all the books, in all the world...

Of all the fictional fantasies, in all the books, in all the world…

Starz must have heard my middle-aged cries in the wilderness because they just released a new version of the Outlander trailer, with the audio equivalent of a fun-size candy bar at the end.   Even better, there’s a new Scots Gaelic Outlander lesson in pronouncing mo nighean donn , a term of endearment used by Jamie for Claire, meaning “my brown-haired lass.”  Now, THIS is something I can sink my teeth into, like a bar of rich, dark chocolate, the kind that has those little bits of orange zest inside.

Sam Heughan,  this could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

 

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Jan 10, 2014 by

Baby, It's Cold Outside...

Baby, It’s Cold Outside…

Baby, it’s cold outside–time for inside fun with the Butler, aye? Lagavulin by the fire with a handsome Scotsman–sounds like the perfect way to enjoy a chilly weekend.

#GERARDBUTLER #GERRYBUTLER #SCOTTISH #MEN

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Sean Connery–Aging Like a Fine Whisky

Dec 6, 2013 by

Sir Sean Connery

Sir Sean Connery and his wife, Micheline Roquebrune  They have been married since 1975.

Sir Thomas Sean Connery, born August 25,

1930, is a Celtic man who has aged like a fine

single malt whisky–the passage of time has

just made him all the more exceptional.

Sean Connery and Scotch Whisky: The Gold Standards of Scotland

Sean Connery and Scotch Whisky: The Gold Standards of Scotland

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Twins in Kilts–The Property Brothers

Oct 14, 2013 by

The Property Brothers in Kilts from Jonathan Silver Scott, http://tinyurl.com/n47hf2w

The Property Brothers in Kilts from Jonathan Silver Scott, http://tinyurl.com/n47hf2w

THE KILTED HOTTIES OF THE DAY 10-14-2013
Twins Jonathan and Drew Scott, stars of the HGTV show “The Property Brothers”, took a trip to Scotland and kilted up for the occasion. Their clan heritage is from the Borders region of Scotland, courtesy of their dad, who was born in Scotland.

Property Brothers Trivia: The twins have an older brother, J.D. Drew is the youngest brother. Drew is on the left in the photo, Jonathan on the right–both had extensive acting experience before appearing on HGTV.

#MeninKilts #Kilts #PropertyBrothers #KiltedHottieoftheDay #HGTV

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