The end of the year (the beginning of the new year in the case of the late and lazy, like myself) is invariably a time of stock-taking: in the case of shopkeepers, literally. 559 more words
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It was Friday the 18th of May 1565, when the watchmen on St Angelo and St Elmo sighted the Turkish fleet approaching the Maltese Islands. As soon as it was seen the pre-arranged… 669 more words
Why is it that the places closest to home are the ones that get overlooked on your list of where to go?
I’ve been dimly aware of an old church at Torphichen for a year or two now, and every so often I would look at it online and think, “That would be a good idea for a Sunday afternoon out.” And then I’d forget about it again. 2,198 more words