- The haggis is a vegetarian. Brodie's favourite food is the Highland thistle.
- Brodie's eyes are crystal-blue.
The haggis has three legs and eight toe-like fingers on each of its three feet - or is it each hand? It's hard to say because they use their feet like hands and their hands like feet.
That's a lot of toes ...or fingers!
Scotland is the northern part of the United Kingdom mainland.
- Loch Ness is found in the Highlands of Scotland and is famous for Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster.
'Loch' is the Scottish word for lake. Loch Ness is a large body of water and flows into the River Ness that runs through the city of Inverness.
- Inverness (spelt "Inbhir Nis" in Scottish Gaelic) is the most northerly city in Scotland and is the only city in the Scottish Highlands.
It became a city in 2000 and is known to be one of the fastest growing cities in Europe.
It lies at the mouth of the River Ness, where it gets its name from; "Inbhir
Nis" is Scots Gaelic for "mouth of the Ness".
- In the Highlands, a small stream is often known as a 'burn'.
- Brodie has visited Urquhart Castle, which stands proudly on the banks of Loch Ness.
There is a fantastic visitor centre there with lots of useful information in it.
And, you can get a chance to look for Nessie from the castle ruins!
- Robert Burns (or Rabbie) is one of Scotland's best-loved poets (or bards).
Scots around the world celebrate his birthday on 25 January with a Burns Night Supper, revolving around the haggis (sorry
Brodie!). Rabbie was born in 1759 and died in 1796, aged 37.
- Dunnet Head is in Caithness and is the most northerly point on the United
- The Monarch of the Glen is a male deer, or stag.
- If you want to see any other useful information on this page, let Brodie know.