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Perthshire fairytale (part 2)

Continuing the Perthshire fairy tale the next stop is in Scone at the Scone Palace. The palace is a Category A listed historic house and 5-star tourism attraction with Georgian Gothic style architecture and it has been the crowning place of Scotland’s kings. 298 more words

Day Trip

Weavers an Weemin

To borrow an Ernie Wiseism ‘the play what I wrote’ (ref previous post to cyberspace black hole) has the full title of ‘O Halflins an Hecklers an Weavers an Weemin’. 389 more words

History

Halflins and Hecklers

The word Halflin is not as you might be forgiven for thinking, an abbreviated version of Halfling aka a synonym for hobbit courtesy of JRR Tolkien. 284 more words

History

20.09.2004 – Day 9: Elcho Castle

Elcho Castle

Das Gelände, auf dem sich Elcho Castle befindet, ist relativ weitläufig.
Bei der Burg handelt sich um ein sehr gut erhaltenes Gebäude, das im Jahr 1570 von der Familie Wemyss errichtet wurde. 165 more words

River Tay

On  Broughty Ferry Beach

Beneath the Castle

beachcombers heckle fibres

of river, a warp and weft

of green, ochre and a touch of red.

Who would have thought old stones… 115 more words

On the Newport-on-Tay War Memorial

Dawn drawn guns shot Peter Black

for running from the Somme it seems,

life lost in a day far away from the Tay,

his first cradle. 88 more words