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Visiting the Iron Age

Not all history can be taught with textbooks. For me, the finest demonstration of this I’ve come across is in the middle of Scotland, less than two hours’ drive away from any of the cities, perched a few metres off the shore of Loch Tay, where the reconstruction of an Iron Age crannog forms the major part of the… 655 more words


The Scottish Crannog Centre

On the banks of Loch Tay close to Aberfeldy in Perthshire, Scotland is a reconstructed iron age dwelling known as a crannog. A crannog is a dwelling built on a partial or entire artificial island in a lake, estuary or river in Scotland and Ireland. 324 more words


Twitter is Full of Filthy Crannog Dwellers

One of the projects I was marking this year featured a virtual reconstruction of a crannog, a dwelling built out into the water on an artificial island. 262 more words


Representatives of Persephone, Crannóg, and Craft Brewers Guild Meet with Minister of Agriculture

If you’ve not been following the developing story, Persephone in Gibsons BC and Crannóg Ales Sorrento BC are two breweries based on Agricultural Land Commission (ALR) plots where they grow their own hops, but neither company is able to produce enough grain to meet the 50% requirement imposed by the province. 1,122 more words


Nelson Brewing Company: BlackHeart Oatmeal Stout

Back in the days when this was a regular release, the Nelson BlackHeart Oatmeal Stout was one of the very best stouts from BC. For some reason it did not sell enough to remain a regular release, and now it is only available as a seasonal autumn release in bombers. 78 more words


Crannog in Winter

Almost the image I was after. I would either get the lovely light on the Brecon Beacons, or the cloud would roll in as I got the light on the crannog in the foreground. 42 more words


Cuba and beyond - Part 3


Arrived in Peru on a very comfortable overnight bus from Cuenca that took me down to Tumbes, Ecuador’s border post with Peru. Before I go any further, I have to clarify here what I mean by a bus. 1,550 more words