Tag Archives: Scotland

The Silent Unicorn ~ Summer in the Cairngorms with The Silent Eye and Lodge Unicorn na h’Alba

THE SILENT UNICORN A joint magical workshop between Lodge Unicorn na h’Alba and The Silent Eye. Grantown-on Spey, Northern Cairngorms 14-16th June 2019 “When shall we three meet again, In thunder, lightning, or in rain…?” Weird Sisters, Macbeth Well, hopefully … Continue reading

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The Strange Afterlife of the Reverend Robert Kirk ~ James Elkington

Reblogged from Mountains, Myths and Moorlands: The Reverend Robert Kirk was a strange fellow. He was a native of Aberfoyle, born in the manse in 1644, the seventh son of Reverend James Kirk. Despite having an extremely poor upbringing, against … Continue reading

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Princess needed! ~ Barb Taub #Scotland

Reblogged from Barb Taub: We were supposed to be auditioning a piano in Crieff, but there was this charming high street… Full of beautiful shops (Gordon & Durward Confectionery Shop, Crieff) And stunning art (Strathearn Gallery, Crief) Of course, all … Continue reading

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Edinburgh should be on everybody’s bucket list ~ Deborah Jay

Reblogged from Deborah Jay: I’ve been hanging onto this one for a while – since May, in fact, as there has been so much else going on, but I felt it was about time to start sharing my visit to … Continue reading

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The beginning of a revolution ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

Mist rolled down the hillside into the base of the valley where the small hamlet lay. Silence ruled as the hanging shroud dampened any sound. Then, cutting through the atmosphere, a clear, sharp repeated noise emerged. ‘Slap, slap, slap’ footsteps … Continue reading

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Guest author: Mary Smith – Secret Dumfries

I’m thrilled to accept Sue’s generous offer to let me loose on her blog to talk about my latest book, Secret Dumfries. I say my latest book but I should say our latest book as it is the result of … Continue reading

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Secret Dumfries – a new release from Mary Smith and Keith Kirk

Reblogged from Mary Smith’s Place: Secret Dumfries has now hit the book shelves – well, it’s certainly on Amazon because I checked earlier and they’d already sold all but one copy. Photographer Keith Kirk and I have really enjoyed working … Continue reading

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The old chapel of Kilvaree – Jo Woolf

Reblogged from The Hazel Tree: Towards the bottom of the Craignish peninsula, but not quite at the tip of it, lies an old ruined chapel. Rather confusingly, it bears several names, including Kirkton, Kilvaree, Kilmolroy, and Kilmory.  While the first … Continue reading

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Guest post: Award winning fiction from Kaye Park Hinckley

2018 WINNER OF THE INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD IN RELIGIOUS FICTION THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE CORN: MEMOIRS OF A SCOTS IRISH WOMAN Kaye Park Hinckley Love and hate, life and death, trust, betrayal, and the ‘always hovering’ choice to forgive, … Continue reading

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Ascent – Rosemary Carlson #writephoto

The trip to Scotland had been wonderful. My roots were there, in the Highlands, and I’d always wanted to visit. Now, it was time to go home. We were driving along the curvy roads toward the south of Scotland when … Continue reading

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