Tag Archives: Forres

Three Days of the Oyster-Catcher (Part 7 Final) Face to Face with Macbeth ~ Steve Tanham

It was time to come face to face with the man who may well have inspired Shakespeare’s Macbeth… We were standing in the car park near Drumin Castle. Dean was using the visitor map of the Glenlivet Estate to describe … Continue reading

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Three days of the Oyster-catcher (Part 5) – Stone in the Sky ~ Steve Tanham

A Pictish stone so large, it needs its own ‘hangar’. You can’t miss Sueno’s stone. It sits on its own plateau, just off the old main road between Findhorn and Forres; now bypassed. You see its ‘hangar’ first, then realise … Continue reading

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Hunting the Unicorn: “…of whirling air…”

The first stop of the afternoon was a familiar one; we had made a point of visiting the magnificent Sueno Stone on our last trip to the area. It is the tallest carved Pictish stone in Scotland and shows scenes … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: the Battle Stone

The road carried us towards Forres, on the way to Inverness. We were, fairly predictably, on the trail of a stone. Not just any stone, though, this one is rather special. It is also quite a large one…though quite how … Continue reading

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