A man traces the Spine of Albion through Northern England and Southern Scotland. And ponders the existence of an important stone circle in Peebles thousands of years ago
A man investigates a series of interesting coincidences on the summit of Tor Hill near Peebles in the Scottish Borders
Thursday 9th February 2023 I will be giving a live presentation in the Volunteer Hall, Galashiels at 7.30pm
Entrance Fee £4 ….. pay at the door
Delve into the untold history of Galashiels during the time of the Border Reivers, and how a lot of this history connects to a mysterious ancient drawbridge which once stood in the area.
A man looks at the Border Reiver in Galashiels. Often cited as the greatest war memorial in Scotland. But why does a WWI / WWII memorial feature a 16th century Border raider??
Radicalised religious fervour gripped the Christian community of Peebles in 1629, the results were unthinkable.
James Hogg the Ettrick Shepherd wrote the poem Lock the Door Lariston in the early 1800s. The poem is a homage to the Border Ballads, and echos the intensity and magic of that writing
A man goes searching for a tower inhabited by the notorious Black Douglas, and a set of stones known as the Douglas Stones. All associated with the Border Ballad… “The Douglas Tragedy”
all set amongst the stunning Scottish Borders landscape
A man searches for the remains of Gilnknockie Castle in the Scottish Borderlands. A possible site for the home and base of the notorious Border Reiver ….Johnnie Armstrong of Gilnknockie.
A man searches for a Druid Stone Circle in the remotest part of the Tweed Valley in the the Scottish Borders.