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Scots Wha Hae

This Gargoyle is a 1991 addition to Paisley Abbey – many of the original Gargoyles had deteriorated and were unable to be restored. A picture of the Scottish warriors in the Braveheart era springs to mind – William Wallace was born near Paisley in 1272. 10 more words

Gargoyle

Battle of Falkirk

Sir Wm Wallace at Falkirk by Andrew Hillhouse

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Battle of Falkirk 1298

After the Scots’ victory at Stirling Bridge the previous year, Wallace knew that his army would not be able to defeat the invading English army in open battle when they returned to Scotland under the leadership of King Edward himself. 1,300 more words

THE BEST PICTURE PROJECT – ‘Braveheart’ (1995)

In 1996, the 68th Academy Awards ceremony was held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. Honouring the films released between January 1, 1995, and December 31, 1995, the awards were held on March 25. 1,946 more words

Movies

Carl MacDougall (2006) Scots the Language of the People.

This anthology of Scottish writers, illustrated by their poetry or prose, was a TV series. I’d quite like to have seen it. I’m not sure how it would have worked, off the page, but no matter. 406 more words

20. To Confront or To Avoid?

When I was young wee lassie (I think the Scottish influence is bearing down on me today, particularly in light of the fact that I watched a rather dashing Mel Gibson galloping around in the film Braveheart earlier) … I digress … when I was a young wee lassie, I had to go to hospital to have a minor operation involving tonsils and sinuses. 843 more words

Anxiety

Cambuskenneth Abbey

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Cambuskenneth Abbey

Most visitors to Stirling know the main visitor attractions – Bannockburn, the Wallace Monument and the Castle. 1,044 more words

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