Tag Archives: Scotland

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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Touring the Isle of Harris with Deborah Jay #OuterHebrides #Scotland

Reblogged from Deborah Jay: Our second day on Harris was planned well in advance around a visit to the North Harris Eagle Observatory. I have seen a golden eagle once before, up on the north coast of Scotland, but this … Continue reading

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Secret Dumfries – a wee taster from Mary Smith

Reblogged from Mary Smith: I thought I’d be fully back in the blogosphere by now. Last week I’d written up all the chapters for Secret Dumfries and most of the ‘Did you know…?’ boxes leaving only the acknowledgements and bibliography … Continue reading

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Still writing – Mary Smith

Reblogged from Mary Smith’s Place: I thought I’d take a wee break from my self-imposed blogging and social media embargo to let everyone know I’m still here. I’ve really missed reading posts and being on Facebook, but have to admit … Continue reading

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My house makes me sick – Barb Taub #humor #decorating #mother

Reblogged from Barb Taub: What’s your January superpower? A cautionary tale (with whisky, astonishing quantities of used tissues, and a really disgusting Issue…) I just wanted to check in with all of you and let you know why I dropped off … Continue reading

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Caisteal nan Coin Duibh – ‘the Castle of the Black Dogs’ by Jo Woolf

Reblogged from The Hazel Tree: Ten minutes’ walk from the hazel grove (described in my previous post) brought us alongside a field of rough grass and bracken that rises quite steeply to a natural rocky outcrop. Built into the top … Continue reading

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