Historian - Filmmaker - Blogger -
Guided Tours - Group Speaker

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

Christmas Before Christ

A man searches for hill forts and stone circles in the Scottish Borders. The pagan people of the area worshipped the turning of the seasons and the Winter Solstice long before Jesus, but is there any evidence?

Buckholm Tower (and a Ghost Story)

In pictures – Buckholm Tower and a Ghost Story

Scots Dyke

A man goes in search of the legendary Scots Dyke.

Willie Armstrong’s Grave

The graves of Border Reivers are few and far between.
In this new film we go looking for one of the most notorious of all ….Kinmont Willie Armstrong’s burial
place..

Hindhope Linn waterfall

A man looks at Hindhope Linn waterfall and the enchanting forest it cascades through, in Northern England.

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.

Highest Point In the Scottish Borders

A man climbs the highest hill in the Scottish Borders and then rolls back down again. Filmed amidst the stunning scenery of the Scottish Borders.

Borders Horrific Xmas

A man investigates ancient monuments and lost villages of Berwickshire then has a supernatural experience at Foul Ford

Standing Stones 3 Ways

A man searches for different types of standing stones in the Scottish Borders.

All filmed and produced on an iPhone 7z

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 – Kingfishers in Galashiels

Bingo!!! finally managed to film a kingfisher in Galashiels!!!

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 – Scottish Borders Birds

A short collage of birds in the Scottish Borders in March 2019

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