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.
A man finds compelling evidence of Viking settlers in the Scottish Borderlands.
A man discovers some astonishing footage, which shows the dramatic extent and scale of the ancient settlement on Eildon Hill North in the Scottish Borders.
A man investigates the Wizard Merlin’s supposed baptism and conversion to the Christian faith in Scotland. And searches for the remote and hidden Merlin’s Cave.