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The Ancestry Tour Part II: Edinburgh

We traveled to the capital of Scotland in the middle of the Edinburgh Festival which was our intent:  Ben had promised to show me his birthplace  (in nearby Kelty) and to take advantage of the literally thousands of different plays, musicals and book readings just outside the door of  “The Cally”.   991 more words


So it’s the week of Halloween and the weather gypsies are stunned that Kansas is breaking records left and right with 90 degree heat.

Weather gypsies: n- an affectionate term I’ve coined for the TV weather men. 297 more words

Wallace Monument (Scotland 2012)

The National Wallace Monument (generally known as the Wallace Monument) is a tower standing on the summit of Abbey Craig, a hilltop near Stirling in Scotland. 288 more words

Scotland Gallery

Viagem Literária pela Escócia

Escócia a Bela – Dia 6

15 de outubro de 2014

Melrose -> Drybourgh The Wallace Monument -> Drybourgh Abbey Túmulo do Sir Walter Scott -> Smailholm Tower casa de infância do Sir Walter Scott -> St Boswells Livraria The Main Street Trading Company… 285 more words

We May Not Climb the Heavenly Steeps

1) The Almanac. Click on the month you want in the side-bar, then the specific date. The blog will tell you what happened in hymn history on that day. 825 more words

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Bannockburn & Robert the Bruce

The book I read to research this post was Bannockburn: The Triumph Of Robert The Bruce by David Cornell which is a very good book that I bought from kindle. 302 more words


Cautious, if not Slightly Timid-Heart

by George Marsden

Last month, British history could have changed dramatically by coming to a sudden end. Scottish independence would have put to rest an act of union which not only survived more than 300 years, but also created one of the most effective, and arguably greatest, states known to man.   880 more words