Tag Archives: Scotland

Looking for the yew of Easragan ~ Jo Woolf

Reblogged from The Hazel Tree: Just recently, while reading a lovely book called ‘True Tales from the West Highlands and Islands’ by Tony Dalton, I came across this old Gaelic verse: Bogha a dh’iubhar Easragain, Sioda na Gaillbhinn Saighead a … Continue reading

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Next stop, Scotland…

It seems incredible that it is almost two years since we were last far in the north, exploring ancient circles and carved stones and drinking in the beauty of the Northeast Scotland and the Highlands. It seems almost as incredible … Continue reading

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Pen of the oyster-catcher ~ Steve Tanham

Portmahomack, a fishing village on the north shore of one of the fingers of land that jut out into the North Sea, thirty or so miles north of Inverness. There is something perfect about it. Somewhere close, our collie dog, … Continue reading

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The Wallace Stone ~ James Elkington

Reblogged from Mountains, Myths and Moorlands: From Dunblane, head up the Glen Road for nearly a mile, turning left up the Sheriffmuir Road and all the way on till you reach the pub near the T-junction another couple of miles … Continue reading

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“White nights in Macbeth Country…”

The Silent Eye, in conjunction with Lodge Unicorn na h’Alba, invites you to join us for a magical weekend in Scotland, experiencing the “White nights in Macbeth Country…” Grantown on Spey, June 14-16th 2019. When we meet in June it … Continue reading

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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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