At Drumclog

The Battle of Drumclog was fought on 1 June 1679, between a group of Covenanters and the forces of John Graham of Claverhouse. The Covenanters’ flag from this battle at … Continue reading At Drumclog

The Ormiston Yew

I visited the Ormiston Yew on Monday 7th September 2020:

The Well of the Seven Heads

An old obelisk with a macabre tale has long stood by the side of Loch Oich in the Scottish Highlands. Erected in 1812 by the Chief of Clan Macdonnell, the … Continue reading The Well of the Seven Heads

I have written my heart in my poems

I visited Little Tullybelton last Sunday [5th July 2020]. I found a forlorn scene. Detritus surrounded the abandoned farm of Little Tullybelton. The smell of degrading waste was overwhelming. The … Continue reading I have written my heart in my poems