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My Latest Work

Top Borders Books

My Facebook live video from tonight discussing my favourite books from the Scottish Borders

Border Reivers Social Isolation

A man searches for an old Border Reiver tower deep in the forests of the Tweed valley in the Scottish Borders.

Big Cats In the Scottish Borders?

A man finds potential evidence of big cat activity in the Scottish Borders!!

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My Previous Work

Shorts – Relics of Roxburgh

The ancient town of Roxburgh lies buried and forgotten. Only 2 stone relics survive from the lost town. A man takes a look at them.

Tallest Bridge In the World (1794)

A man searches for the tallest bridge in the Scottish Borders, which was the tallest bridge in the world at the time of its construction …. with some dramatic results.

Johnnie Armstrong of Gilnockie

A man notices a similarity between 2 statues in Galashiels and Carlisle.
And then goes on the trail of the most notorious of the Border Reivers, Johnnie Armstrong.

Witches of Heriot?

A man searches for the lost stone known as Mary Gibb’s. Where a a woman was burned to death for practising witchcraft.

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.

St Mary’s Loch

A man looks at St Mary’s Loch in the Scottish Borders and investigates some of the history associated with the ancient Kirkyard there.

Borders Tours – Edins Hall Broch

A man explores 2000 year old Edins Hall Broch in the Scottish Borders, and talks about tours to this site.

Covenanter Murder – John Hunter 1685

A man investigates the murder , in 1685, of a Covenanter based soley on his religion amid the stunning scenery of Tweedsmuir and the Scottish Borderlands.

Remembering The Brave Men of the Borders

A man discusses the turbulent history of the Scottish Borders. Then tries to locate a mysterious forgotten monument in remembrance of the brave men who fought the English at Ancrum Moor.

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 – Twizel Castle

We investigate Twizel castle in Northumberland. One of many castles built on the Anglo-Scots Border to protect from marauding Scots armies.

Shorts – Peebles standing stones

A man sees a drawing of 2 standing stones on-line then searches for them on the ground

Shorts – Black Douglas Outlaw King

The Black Douglas in the new Netflix movie Outlaw King

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