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My Latest Work

Borders Monoliths & Hillforts

A man finds a strange hidden monolith in the Peebles area of the Scottish Borders then goes looking for the place where it’s builders lived!!

History During Lockdown

A man finds some interesting history on his doorstep during lock-down!

Top Borders Books – Facebook Live Stream

My Facebook live video from 2nd April 2020 discussing my favourite books from the Scottish Borders

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My Previous Work

Edin’s Hall Broch

They don’t make them like this no more!
Edin’s hall broch near Duns

Braw Lads Gathering Galashiels 2019 pt2

The cavalcade of horses reaches the town centre and the people remember the fallen hero’s of Flodden, Ancrum Moor, Bannockburn, WWI and WII, in Galashiels, Scottish Borders

Hume Castle

A man explores Hume Castle and talks about its history.

War & Religion on the Tweed

A man searches for the lost and forgotten Chapel of St Cuthbert on the banks of the River Tweed, along the way looking at other churches and legendary stories from the area

Yester Castle and Goblin Hall

Yester castle was build in the 1260s. Although in East Lothian in was considered a stronghold in the wars of independence and served as a Border Stronghold.

Battle of Carham

The Scottish Borders and Lothians are celebrating 1000 years of being Scottish this year.
We investigate the Battle if Carham which dictated this.

Sacred Scottish Yew Trees

A man searches for ancient, sacred, huge, impressive yew trees in Southern Scotland, and wonders why they are so revered

Borders Roman Treasure

A man views a horde of Roman treasure in the National museum in Edinburgh, all taken from Trimontium in the Scottish Borders.

Wars of Independance in Galashiels?

A man traces a link between Tweedbank in Galashiels and Caddonlee which was for centuries the muster point of the massed Scottish armies invading England.

Group Speaking

I am also available to provide talks for groups who are interested in the history of the Borders Region.

“As you can see, Mark has a real passion for the unknown and forgotten history and presents his videos in a unique way to engage an audience and bring a fun way of keeping the Borders Spirit alive”

To find out more

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My Short Videos

Shorts – St Aebbe’s Monastery

A man searches for the lost site of St Aebbe’s monastery on St Abbs Head, South Eastern Scotland.

Shorts – Scottish Borders Autumn

Scott’s View and Stichill Linn waterfall in the Scottish Borders Autumn

Shorts- Cheviots war Graves

We look at some international pilot’s war graves in a remote corner of the Cheviot Hills, North England.

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