Scottish Borders Vikings

Scottish Borders Vikings

Ever wondered if any of your wild Border Reiver ancestors were descendants of the Vikings?   Join me as I search for evidence of these Norse raiders and settlers in the Borderlands….  ...
MERLINS CAVE AND GRAVE

MERLINS CAVE AND GRAVE

I investigate the life and death of the Wizard Merlin in the Scottish Borders. Then go searching for his cave in the hills near Moffat.  ...
Save the Heritage Trees

Save the Heritage Trees

After hearing of the partial collapse of the ancient oak tree known as the Capon Tree near Jedburgh, I decided to search for more famous trees in the Borders.   To my surprise some of the oldest and largest trees of their kind in Britain exist in the Borders…..    ...
Witches Leap

Witches Leap

The Scottish Borders was notorious as one of the epicentres of the Scottish Witch hunts of the 17th and 18th centuries.   But nowhere I have been hits you with all the sinister cruelty of that time than this place….    ...