Tag Archives: medieval

Graveside Memories: Balmacara

It was my Granny’s birthday in June, while we were visiting Plockton, and so we paid her a visit in Balmacara Graveyard. I picked fresh flowers from the garden and we drove the twisting single track road out of the … Continue reading

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Abandoned Castle

High on the Northumbrian coast sits this abandoned Medieval castle, its stone crumbling slowly back into the earth from which it was pulled. Built by the Kings cousin, one of the wealthiest men in the country, it was never inhabited … Continue reading

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Patterns in Lines: Dubrovnik

Once through the enormous and dramatic fortified gate in Dubrovnik’s wall, we were drawn effortlessly along its stunning Main Street by the endless line of the gutters. I was captivated by the patterns and lines of these ancient cobbles, which … Continue reading

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