A beautiful day for Clan MacAulay Canada to visit The Glengarry Highland Games in Maxville Ontario. Click here to read more.
It has been announced by Clan MacAulay International that Hector MacAulay will continue as our excellent Chief until 2020. Great news for Clan MacAulay!
Westjet has added their #WestJetTartan to the tail of aircraft number 246 to celebrate their inaugural service to Glasgow, United Kingdom, on May 29, 2015. Click here to see the time lapse of its creation!
The Victoria Highland Games got off to a tilted start for us as we joined the Tilted Kilt Pub Crawl. This annual event has those with Scottish roots, or those that just want to have fun, joining one of four teams – blue, purple, green or grey – and moving from pub to pub with much merriment. Continue reading
My friend and co-worker Todd, who is currently living in Victoria, sent me these fabulous pictures of MacAulay Point Park, where he often goes to have lunch. He discovered that as a prominent geographical outpost near the naval base, MacAulay Point Park used to have cannon/gun turrets as well as POW holding cells. He captured the remains of those in some of the photos. He also provided pictures of our namesake school and street. Continue reading
We’re very excited about attending the International Clan Gathering in Oban, Scotland August 13-16. It will be great to connect with our Clan MacAulay friends from around the world. To learn more click here.
We had a great time connecting with our fellow MacAulays at Bannockburn in Stirling, 2014. It was the International Clan Gathering and we took advantage of the time to get together as a Clan. It included a lovely supper out and time spent together at Bannockburn manning our Clan MacAulay tent. Continue reading
Wearing our Clan MacAulay jackets certainly opens up conversations! Whether it’s Roberta’s Hats in Victoria or on the Isle of Lewis, people see the Clan MacAulay crest and will share their family connection or stories.
Doug and I were at the Uig Community Centre (great museum – it’s always a must-stop for us) and the volunteer working there saw our jackets and said “Ah, MacAulays. Fierce warriors!” Continue reading
There is nothing quite like staying in the village where your family came from. Doug and I were staying at the beautiful Sunaival B&B in Cradhlastadh (Crowlista), Uig overlooking the beautiful Uig Sands. As we were there just after the summer solstice we never did see true darkness. It’s undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen. The backdrop of the mountains against the beautiful Caribbean-blue water. Breathtaking.
Each morning we enjoyed taking our coffee outside to take in the view. The owners’ son has laying hens and they are, of course, free range. Continue reading