I spent my first fifteen years growing up in Scotland but duting that time I never visited the Wallace Monument near Stirling. That grave omission was rectified when I visited it recently while I was in Scotland. 157 more words
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We had a brilliant night of Krav Maga (self defence) training at The Barony St. John on Thursday evening.
The kids sessions have been christened “Braveheart Krav Maga” to honour the memory of William Wallace and his successful battle to seize Ardrossan Castle from the occupying English garrison in 1297. 64 more words
The Wallace Monument is a glorious 1869 architecture piece perched atop Abbey Craig near Stirling, Scotland, commemorating the life of one William Wallace, he of the blue faced Mel Gibson Braveheart war cries that represent such a fictionalization of what actually happened that our historian bus driver Dave represents the conflicted national pride the locals have of that movie: great for tourism and we love our Will; bummer Mel painted an elaborate deception that confuses the world about what really happened. 60 more words