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Refraction, sunset and Bill Wyman and the Rhythm Kings

We were having a meal outside the other night, on a warm and clear evening. The sea was calm and the sun was still quite high in the sky at 9pm. 416 more words


Blind Harry's "The Wallace" - Book VIII, Chapter I

How WALLACE put Corspatrick out of Scotland

Five Months thus Scotland had Peace and Rest
From War, wherewith they were so much oppress’d.
Then a Convention’s call’d of the Estates, 1,310 more words

"Design debauchery" at its finest.

Whilst looking though the artefacts from the Dunbar shipwreck, it is difficult to imagine that anything amongst the dull metal was ever intended to decorate people’s homes. 997 more words

From The Collection

Scotland - Dunbar - National Museum of Flight - John Muir Way


I have found a camp site just outside Dunbar, right on the beach. It is such a good position I am going to stay here for two nights – although I will have to pack everything away tomorrow. 113 more words

Wild Camping

Passenger List - Ship "Unity"

Following the Battle of Dunbar in 1650, over 4000 Scots had been captured and imprisoned. In fairly short order, 150 of the healthiest men were gathered, taken to London and then shipped on the Unity to New England, arriving in Massachusetts. 86 more words


Friends and Lifeboat Day

I have had a busy week meeting and greeting. Here are some of my friends I have met up with this week:

Murphy… 96 more words


(not) getting to know you

I teach about 350 students each week (including my tutor group). I see most of them for about an hour a week in groups of between 25 and 30. 340 more words