I have been attempting to tidy up my hard drive and came across this piece on Charles Johnston. Why recreate what has already been written. :) It is a mixture of details – those of my family and those of the times. 1,770 more words
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Birkwood Castle, near Lesmahagow in Lanarkshire, Scotland has been known as one of the most haunted mansions in the country.
The building was currently under construction, following a plan for converting it into a luxury boutique hotel, when its walls collapsed mysteriously last Wednesday night. 209 more words
In September, 1671, a great storm battered Scotland. In the months that followed, hundreds of children died in Glasgow from a small pox epidemic. Some seventeenth-century Presbyterians, like the writer below, appear to have linked the two events as symptoms of God’s wrath with Britain: 145 more words
Thank you everyone for all the good wishes regarding my move to the UK ! I’ve settled down, and everything is great (so far :p)! Just after the move, we went to Scotland for a little road trip, but I’m back now, the head full of good memories and it’s going to be a pleasure to share them with you during the next following weeks :-) 390 more words