Join Cait’s Caraids

As patron of World Child Cancer, Caitriona is urging Outlander fans to join “Cait’s Caraids” to raise money specifically for World Child Cancer’s projects in Ghana. The goal is to raise $65K (£50k) to fund one year’s treatment for 500 children with cancer there as well as training for over 120 healthcare professionals and cover essential staff salaries in World Read More →

Happy Birthday Caitriona!

With a show of birthday love and generosity of spirit, the Caitriots worked together to raise $18K in contributions for causes close to Caitriona Balfe’s heart.  Through our #Donate4Cait campaign, Caitriots made contributions to World Child Cancer and ShelterBox.  Together we raised enough money to fully fund 13 ShelterBoxes which provides emergency supplies and durable, winterized tent shelters to Syrian Read More →

Cait’s Bday – October 4th

#Donate4Cait Cait’s Birthday is October 4th and though we’ve commissioned a cake from Emma’s Cakes ‘n’ Stuff in Cumbernauld – we’d like to ask you to‪#‎Donate4Cait‬ to two causes close to her heart. We are raffling off these 4 1st edition/1st print books (signed by Diana Gabaldon) to celebrate Cait’s birthday on October 4th. (they were donated from a member’s Read More →

$10K Raised in Anniversary Appeal for Refugees

Wow!  What amazing fans Caitriona Balfe has!  In her call to action, Caitriona asked fans to help raise awareness and financial support to help in the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Europe. Your response was both swift and in force.  In just three days you’ve raised more than $10K! We chose ShelterBox, a grass roots organization, because it works directly with Read More →

Join Our Shelterbox Team

Support Syrian Refugees with Lifesaving Needs The Outlander fandom wields a lot of power on social media—not limited to winning recognition for the show and its cast at the People’s Choice Awards, Radio Times, and EOnline. But what has been most impactful is the way they harness that fanpower to support important causes. Whether we’re ensuring that children in developing nations have Read More →

Outlander Episode 113: The Watch – How to Effectively Add to the Story Without Losing the Important Bits

This week’s episode, “The Watch” (Outlander Episode 113) is an excellent example of how to translate a book to the screen.  While last week’s episode left many of us tearing out our hair due to writing that changed the very personality of our beloved Jamie Fraser—the writing this week allows his character to redeem himself from the petulant, self-aggrandizing bore we Read More →

Just in Time for Mother’s Day!

With Caitriona Balfe’s endorsement, Caitrionation & Cadsawan Jewelry are offering a collector’s edition of the coin pendant bearing her likeness to raise money for World Child Cancer. The collector’s edition silver coin pendant comes with a numbered certificate of authenticity individually hand-signed by Caitriona and designer Janet Cadsawan and is strictly limited to the first 100 silver pieces minted.  The certified Read More →

Random Musings on “Lallybroch” Outlander Episode 112

Random Musings on Episode 112 – Lallybroch Though I respect the need to adapt the book to fit television, I believe it is important not to change the personality of the characters.  For me, this episode really did a disservice to the character of Jamie Fraser. I understand there is need to establish conflict for every story arc—but depicting Jamie Read More →

Caitrionation Coin Pendant Available Now!

We are pleased to introduce the Caitrionation Coin Pendant, created by Caitriot jewelry designer Janet Cadsawan. The face bears the profile of our bonnie lass and the date Caitrionation was founded; on the “tails” side, our motto Toujours Fidèle, “Always Faithful,” encircles a Scottish thistle, Irish shamrock and an English rose, stems entwined in a triquetra knot. The “trinity knot” Read More →

Outlanders to March in NYC’s 17th Annual Tartan Day Parade

Outlanders United March in 17th Annual NYC Tartan Day Parade Two-hundred fans of Outlander, an epic time-travel adventure set in 18th century Scotland, are marching as Outlanders United in New York’s Tartan Day Parade.  While the eight-book series by Diana Gabaldon has sold more than 25 million copies since the first was published in 1991, it’s Starz television adaptation that Read More →