Here’s how it works - just answer some or all of the following questions about the book you are currently reading (or just finished if you are between books).
Here’s the questions:
1. Title and author of the book
Lady Macbeth by Susan Fraser King
2. What year is the book set in?
3. What happened on this day in that year? Go to google and type in the date i.e. 13 July 1952 and see if you can find a news item for that day
No luck with this one!
4. Where is your book set?
5. Have you visited that place before? If yes tell us something about your trip. If no, look the location up on google and tell us an interesting fact about the city/country.
- Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland, apart from being its second largest city.
- The Kingdom of Scotland was an independent state until 1 May 1707, when the Acts of Union led to a union with the Kingdom of England, resulting in the creation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain.
- The official currency of Scotland is Pound Sterling.
- English (official) and Gaelic are the main languages of Scotland.
- Scotland comprises of approximately 790 islands, out of which around 130 are inhabited.
- The Bank of Scotland, founded in 1695, is the oldest surviving bank in the UK. It was also the first bank in Europe to print its own banknotes
- Television, telephone, video cassette recorder, finger printing, home of golf, tarmacadam, tyres are penicillin were all Scottish inventions.
- Scotland boasts of over 600 square miles of freshwater lakes, known as lochs, of which the most famous one is Loch Ness.