Tag Archives: Scotland

Orkney – the Broch of Gurness ~ Deborah Jay

Reblogged from Deborah Jay: During this strange phase of our lives, I plan to keep on sharing our tour of Orkney last year – so lovely to look at places we cannot currently visit. Swapping time periods again, next came … Continue reading

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#Orkney – St Magnus Cathedral #Scotland ~ Deborah Jay

Reblogged from Deborah Jay: After crawling into Neolithic tombs on the first morning of our Orkney holiday, the afternoon was time for a shift to a more recent historic site – St Magnus Cathedral. Of course, ‘recent’ is relative, if … Continue reading

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Darlene Foster interviews Writer and Blogger, Mary Smith

Reblogged from Darlene Foster: I’ve been blogging for almost ten years and I love it. It’s a great way to communicate with like-minded people, and I’ve made wonderful friends all over the world through my blog. The blogging community is … Continue reading

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More #Neolithic sites on #Orkney ~ Deborah Jay

Reblogged from Deborah Jay: I promised more, and believe me, there’s plenty more! First up is Unstan Chambered Cairn. This is only a little way along the road from Maeshowe, and the second of 4 chambered cairns we explored. If … Continue reading

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An old story of Craignish ~ Jo Woolf

Reblogged from The Hazel Tree: I’m always being reminded that pretty much every rocky outcrop, every patch of woodland and every bay in this part of Scotland has a story attached to it.   This wet and windy weather isn’t … Continue reading

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And again, should we wash upon, Loch Awe shore… ~ Gavin MacGregor

Reblogged from heritagelandscapecreativity: Vicarious serendipities, perhaps, could have only ever occurred at this location? It started with a couple of images from 1970. I would encounter them once every few years or so, but they haunted me over several decades. … Continue reading

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Dark Enchanted Isle ~ Gavin MacGregor.

Reblogged from heritagelandscapecreativity: The small ferry left Stromness as the storm began to rise. With the distant island mountain already backdropped by troubled skies and foregrounded by rising waves, it struggled to land briefly at Graemsay, spilling out people and … Continue reading

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Diarmuid and Grainne: a boar hunt and a tragic love story in Glen Lonan ~ Jo Woolf

Reblogged from The Hazel Tree:   The frost was still crisp on the grass when we ventured across the field in Glen Lonan in search of the Strontoiller stone circle. It was one of those blissful autumn mornings, so perfect … Continue reading

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Guest author: Roberta Eaton Cheadle ~ An adventure in the Edinburgh vaults

The South Bridge Vaults in Edinburgh, are hidden beneath one of the city’s busiest street, and can be accessed by the public through guided tours of a few of its subterranean chambers. The vaults comprise of a series of approximately … Continue reading

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A walk to Rí Cruin Cairn ~ Jo Woolf

Reblogged fromThe Hazel Tree:   It doesn’t seem like six weeks ago that we walked down the grassy lane to Rí Cruin, the most southerly chambered cairn in Kilmartin Glen’s remarkable ‘linear cemetery’.    The roadside verges were high with the … Continue reading

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