Tag Archives: Scotland

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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Thoughts on the road – Time – from Journeys Through Pre-World War 3 Britain

Reblogged from Journeys Through Pre-World War 3 Britain: I never know the time here. I guess it’s about 6 or 7 pm on the ninth of July and I’ve been up basically all night. I slept for a while with … Continue reading

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Ben Griam Beg – a speculative archaeology – Gavin MacGregor

Reblogged from Gavin MacGregor at heritagelandscapecreativity: Coblaith furiously lashed the flank of the mud splattered beast as it stumbled up the slope. They had already lost two of their bulls. The first had plunged into a bog pool, thrashing and … Continue reading

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The Wee Man – by James Elkington

Reblogged from Walking with a Smacked Pentax: I have recently returned from a trip to the Scottish Highlands – visiting Paul, an old friend who lives there. I also took along Mackenzie, my 9 yr old grandson. The Highlands are … Continue reading

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