Category Archives: History

2018 – It was a year!

The sands of time are winding down and old man 2018 is getting ready to shuffle off to make room for the new baby 2019.  I didn’t get to meet any of you fellow bloggers this year as I have in … Continue reading

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St. Andrew’s Day

Next to St. Andrews Bay and the North Sea in St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland lies the remains of the cathedral of St. Andrew, St. Andrews Cathedral.  It was built in 1158 and became the center of the medieval Catholic Church … Continue reading

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Meanwhile on the A855 – Isle of Skye

At the very top of the Isle of Skye and heading towards the Duntulum castle ruins was some beautiful old scenery and a lot of sheep with bits of them scattered about -watch where ye step! The land flows downward … Continue reading

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Sligachan Bridge and not checking my coordinates

Before heading off to Scotland I researched every place I wanted to visit and every thing I wanted to photograph.  So when we arrived on the Isle of Skye I was ready – or so I thought.  I let my … Continue reading

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The doors of Saint Giles Cathedral

Doors are fascinating.  They keep things out and they keep things in.  They can be welcoming or they tell you to stay away.  They can be cookie cutter in appearance or they can display a unique personality or at least … Continue reading

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Corgarff Castle – Scotland

I thought I only had one more castle to share here when I noticed something on my Instagram feed.  “Wait a minute!” I exclaimed looking at the photo and then I scrolled through my files to find the formerly unidentified … Continue reading

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Crathes Castle and Gardens

Crathes Castle is a 16th century tower house with beautiful walled gardens containing yew hedges planted as early as 1702.  I went inside of this castle for a moment and saw the amazing ceilings and oak everywhere.  But it was … Continue reading

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