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I have fallen in love with Braveheart. A movie which tells the story of the thirteenth century’s Scottish warrior named William Wallace who led the Scots in the… 172 more words


Wallace Monument

The National Wallace Monument (generally known as the Wallace Monument) is a tower standing on the summit of Abbey Craig, a hilltop near Stirling in Scotland. 288 more words


A wee jaunt to Stirling

In our continuing quest to explore our new homeland, Scotland, we decided to hop on a train to the medieval town of Stirling. It was a day spent reading plaques on ancient buildings, walking through beautiful nature reserves, gazing over panoramic views and learning about Scotland’s historical battle for independence. 660 more words


Living and dying-- 2 great quotes-Benjamin Franklin/William Wallace

“some people die at 25, and aren’t buried until 75″

Benhamin Franklin

“Every man dies, but not every man truly lives”

William Wallace


Scotland & The Jacobite Rebellion.

Along with most of the world my fascination with Scotland began when I was 15 and watched Braveheart for the first time in 1993. Little did I know, at the time, just how much Hollywood fabricated the William Wallace story but none the less I was hooked. 27 more words



Released:  1995

Cast:  Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Catherine McCormack

Oscar Wins:  Best Picture, Best Director (Mel Gibson), Best Cinematography (John Toll), Best Sound Editing (Lon Bender, Per Hallberg), Best Makeup (Peter Frampton, Paul Pattison, Lois Burwell) 742 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Travelling again through photos - Scotland

Another place that we didn’t have enough time in.  We travelled a day by bus and train to get to Edinburgh from Luton.. then spent a night at the base of the castle before heading off at lunchtime the next day to go to Ireland.   297 more words