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Miscellaneous interesting things Diana has written that don't fit neatly elsewhere.'

A Brief Disquisition on the Existence of Butt-cooties
I'm willing to bet you have never read a more entertaining discussion of toilet seats. Should be required reading for all women as far as I'm concerned.


My Brief Career as a TV Actor (Part 2)
Diana chronicles what is was like on the Outlander set preparing for her cameo. Highly entertaining and worth reading, as with everything she writes.


My Brief Career as a TV Actor (Part I)
Diana chronicles what is was like on the Outlander set preparing for her cameo. Highly entertaining and worth reading, as with everything she writes.
    Date: Feb 6, 2014


Fun & Games

Outlander Fangirl
Outlander themed comics about what it is like being an Outlander fangirl.


Outlander Lists
A website of lists created from Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series of books. This is an ongoing ambitious project seeking to create a reference for a lot of the Outlander details.


Outlander Virgin
Documenting my first foray into Outlander by Diana Gabaldon ... what is sure to be a wholesome, easy read ... here and on twitter: @outlandervirgin Hilarious commentary. Highly recommended.


Outlandish Puzzles
A collection of Outlander inspired jigsaw puzzles. It is free and just for fun. You can do the puzzles online. A wide variety of pictures and sizes.


Reading Cover to Cover
Spirit and clan songs for the fans as well as some other fun tidbits like a drinking game.


Sassenach Swappers
I started a FB group for those looking to make "real world" connections with other Outlander fans. We do that by hosting swaps of things like cards, books, crafts and gift packages all with an Outlander theme. Some of the swaps are round-robin style, others are more of a straight forward kind of exchange.


The Gospel of Outlander
A comedic glimpse into the world of Outlander


History

Culloden Memorial Cairn, Nova Scotia, Canada
Every year, at or near the anniversary of Culloden, Scottish descendants in Nova Scotia, Canada gather at a cairn. Accompanied by pipes and usually in highland dress, the great great grandsons and grand-daughters of the Scottish diaspora remember the sacrifice of our fore-fathers.


Dressing Outlander
Terry Dresbach talks about costuming.
    Date: Sep 18, 2014


On this day in Scottish History
Pick a date and find out what happened on that day in Scottish history.


Outlander Adventures
An Outlander inspired unfortunate adventure in 18th century experimental archeology with recipes, patterns, and pointers so you can try living like Jamie and Claire too.


Outlandish Observations
Providing detailed, interesting articles on all aspects of Outlander since 2008. Also home of the very interesting Friday Fun Facts which give more details on so many different aspects of the Outlander books.


The Outlander Plant Guide
Full of lots of interesting information about the various important plants in Outlander.


Scotland

Brian Ferguson: Outlander gives Scots studio hope
Discusses the scale of the Outlander project and the impact it may have on the chances of Scotland getting a new film studio.
Source: The Scotsman     Date: Mar 16, 2014


Celtic Journeys LLC
"Making dreams come true is my business; my philosophy is based on professional ethics and customer care, and the true bottom line is the satisfaction of my tour guests and independent travelers." -- Judy Lowstuter, Owner


Culloden Memorial Cairn, Nova Scotia, Canada
Every year, at or near the anniversary of Culloden, Scottish descendants in Nova Scotia, Canada gather at a cairn. Accompanied by pipes and usually in highland dress, the great great grandsons and grand-daughters of the Scottish diaspora remember the sacrifice of our fore-fathers.


Doune Castle film set besieged by Outlander fans
Very nice article about the castle and filming, with good quotes from Sam and Cait. Also mention of the Heughligans and Caitriots. Has Sam mentioning the scars on his back.
Source: The Scotsman     Date: Mar 11, 2014


Glasgow boost as U.S. TV drama comes to Scotland
Article about how the filming of Outlander benefits to Scotland.
Source: Evening Times     Date: Jul 20, 2013


On this day in Scottish History
Pick a date and find out what happened on that day in Scottish history.


Outlander author joins Culloden homes battle
Opposition to plan to build homes near the Culloden battlefield.
Source: The Scotsman     Date: Mar 17, 2014


Tartan company in line for lucrative TV merchandise deals
Discusses the company manufacturing the Outlander tartan. Including possible future merchandising deals. Mentions that initial talks involved 4 different tartans and that they wanted them to be rougher than modern tartans.
Source: Herald Scotland     Date: Mar 20, 2014


Gaelic

Alana McGaughey's Twitter
Director of Publicity for Starz


Allie Ingalls
She does digital marketing for Starz.


STARZ Launches Apothecary Cabinet Ahead of Outlander Premiere
An article about the successful online engagement of Outlander fans leading up to the launch of the show. Discusses strategies of fan engagement and measures of success.
Source: Lost Remote     Date: Jun 26, 2014


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