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Any 'Scottish' customs, traditions or superstitions you keep and what are they?
My mother will still wash her face in the May Morning Dew - 1st of May she will go outside to wash her face with the dew from the grass. She did this as a kid brought up on the north west islands, like her sisters would do, my grand mother and so on. I think this comes from the old celtic tradition from celebrating Beltane when they would welcome in the new summer on the morning of the 1st of May. I personally still do the 'first footing' especially if I am bringing in the new year up in the north west Highlands. Although the 'Gaelic new year' is traditionally on the 11th or 12th of January - with the traditional meal of "sgaddan agus buntata" (herring and potatoes). 11th or 12th of January goes back to when we used to use the 13 moon calendar in Scotland i believe...
Anyone still keep any Scottish traditions/customs/superstitions? If so what are they?