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Weekend Adventure - Loch Tay in the Autumn

This last weekend I headed back up to Loch Tay in the Highlands of Scotland with my best friend for a girly weekend of fizz, food and hot tubs. 243 more words

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The weekly herding: empty pastures

Interesting articles have been thin on the ground this week, even for my eagle eyes . Maybe it’s because summer’s here and the contemplation of how and why we write is the pursuit of colder days. 400 more words

The Weekly Herding

12 international lit mags seeking English submissions of poetry, prose, and art #nofees

Why limit yourself to being published in lit mags in the U.S., Canada, or the U.K? There are many countries with English-language lit mags you can also submit your work to. 1,140 more words

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Crannog II

Another view of the Crannog on Llangorse Lake, with the rising sun lighting up the hills behind. I liked the reflections in the water in this image. 32 more words



A crannog is a man-made lake house, usually iron age. The one in Llangorse lake is as good a reconstruction as any.

Another early start, but the result was almost exactly as I had envisaged – I got great light, a still lake, mist on the lake, and I knew the sun would light up the Brecon Beacons behind the crannog – I love it when a plan comes together! 36 more words


The Castle of the isle of Banchory

This post is to follow on from the excavation report post a last week which can be read HERE. The excavation was primarily interested in what (if any) phases of activity could be identified that pre-dated the medieval tower house that sits atop the Loch of Leys Crannog. 687 more words


Artefacts from Castle Island Excavation Book-end the Use of the Site

Not a lot of artefacts came up from the Castle Island excavation undertaken two weeks ago. However, the few artefacts that did tell an interesting story. 645 more words