Daily Archives: February 7, 2015

The Prisoner in the Tower

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
The theme of the ‘Prisoner in the Tower’ has been on my mind a lot recently – well, ever since Stuart and Sue asked if I would create a three-part poem in the style…

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Discovering Albion – day 6: The Water of Leith

We left Montrose after no more than the visit to the pub. We may regret that, of course, having been led there pretty much by accident, but we were not aware of any particular reason for being there … other … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 6: Glass and stone

We left the corner of the church with the ancient stones to look around the rest of the little cathedral at Brechin. Normally you have to really look to find the treasures of history, but here we seemed to keep … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 6: It just kept coming…

The trouble with Brechin is that no sooner had you marvelled at the Aldbar Cross than you were confronted by the hogback… and all the rest of the stones safely stored in the corner. Now, we had, as you may … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 6: Intrigued…in Brechin

He was right, I couldn’t believe it. A whopping great Pictish Cross slab right opposite the door… and looking so fresh you wouldn’t believe it. Four letter words chased through my mind in lieu of superlatives, along with wondering why … Continue reading

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