Tag Archives: Scotland

Through the Eyes of the Ballachulish Goddess

Reblogged from heritagelandscapecreativity: The Ballachulish Goddess was discovered in 1880 beneath about 10 feet of peat. When she was lifted from lying face down, her quartzite pebble eyes stared forward, unwavering. How remarkable it would have been, when she was … Continue reading

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The Henge Within a Housing Estate from Walking with a Smacked Pentax

During the late 1970’s, when excavations were being dug for a new housing estate just outside Stirling in Scotland, a prehistoric henge* was discovered. Work was stopped whilst the archaeologists examined the site – and the housing estate was eventually replanned and … Continue reading

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Guest author: Amy M. Reade – I Don’t Write Horror—I Live It.

I don’t know how many times I’ve come back from a vacation and said to anyone who would listen, “I’m never going on vacation again,” only to pack up and go somewhere else the following year. Honestly, with all the … Continue reading

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But ‘n’ Ben – Christmas Kindle offer and Chapter One!

Lands of Exile: But ‘n’ Ben Stuart France & Sue Vincent Click the links for Kindle Offer 99p on Amazon UK – 99c on Amazon.com 20th Dec 2016 – 27 Dec 2016   For once, Don was right… it was … Continue reading

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“Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 26 – ‘Distance’

I live in the manicured south, where the landscape is divided by hedgerows, where trees shield the horizon in the countryside and chimneys swallow it in the towns. It is beautiful, but enclosing. This photograph was taken from the top … Continue reading

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The Standing Stones of Dunruchan from Walking with a Smacked Pentax

Reblogged from James Elkington at Walking with a Smacked Pentax: We had been driving for what seemed like ages without seeing another soul on this beautiful Scottish mountain road. Eventually we stopped at the side of a pine forest and … Continue reading

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The Last Temple of the Celts by William Young

Reblogged from William Young at Feral Words. A long read, but William’s words and pictures take us to a place few of us will see…and tells us why it is so very special. After travelling with him on the page, … Continue reading

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