Ever wondered what some of the weirdest productions of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe have been? Has it crossed your mind that you dont actually know which Scottish city has the honour of being twinned with the Russian town of Piskov (mind you dont drop that <,k>,, now)? If so, then this is the book for you. Crammed fuller than a haggis, Jim Hewistons Scottish Miscellany is jam-packed with lists, tables, top tens, recipes and bizarre phenomena relating to oor braw wee country. But theres more! Did you know, for example, that our ludicrous saying A midge is as big as a mountain, amaist is possibly outdone in terms of ridiculousness by Bulgarias Dry pants catch no fish?
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