Urien

Urien In his longhouse in Caer Ligualid, A figure stands by a smouldering hearth. This is Urien,                       Son of Cynfarch Oer                       Son of Meirchian Gul                … Continue reading Urien

Dunragit

Situated 10 miles west of Stranraer, Dunragit is a pretty insignificant village. Except, of course, if you study the origin of the name. Merin Rheged refers to The Solway Firth. Dunragit The story is in the name, Dunragit, Dun Rheged, Fort of Rheged, home of King Urien, Shepherd of the Solway, scourge of Bernicia, who… Continue reading Dunragit

Rheged

RHEGED In the Post Roman era and Early Medieval Ages, Rheged was one of the Kingdoms of the Hen Ogledd (Old North) which straddled, what is now, North West England and South West Scotland. It is intimately associated with the legendary King Urien and his family. Its inhabitants spoke Cumbric, a Brittonic dialect, closely related… Continue reading Rheged

Three Rants Fae Dumfries.

A wee bit of daftness that, hopefully, may bring a smile in uncertain times. Three historical characters with a connection to Dumfries (Scotland, obviously!) I’m sure you’ll recognise who they are. Three Rants frae Dumfries i “Ye did whit!, jist stabbed him                          … Continue reading Three Rants Fae Dumfries.

Ferry Minimalist

There I was on the Ardrossan to Arran ferry and instead of taking in the beautiful views, I took some minimalist pics of the funnel and deck. Ah well…took in the view on the way back though!

Carsethorn

During the 18th and early 19th centuries, the small coastal village of Carsethorn, on the Solway Firth, was a busy port with regular sailings to Liverpool, The Isle of Man and Ireland. Some 21,000 emigrants left here for a better life in the New World. The remains of the pier they left from is a… Continue reading Carsethorn

Flakey Paint and Rust

I was just out for a wee run on the bike and came across a row of old garages. All flaky paint and rust. Love when these spontaneous things happen!

The Loneliest Place

The Loneliest Place Is there anywhere more lonely than here? A kirkyard buried in years, overgrown, broken, gravestones wiped clean. This place is lost in our maps, buried beyond a rusted gate. There are no paths to follow, no trampled tracks. From deep in here, the world falls away, leaving only this space. Framed by… Continue reading The Loneliest Place

Hermitage Castle, Scottish Borders

At Hermitage Castle This land is like the sea, these rolling hills are waves, this river valley, the calm between, that narrow road, the wake of passing. And there, riding at anchor, Hermitage Castle faces the flow. A north wind batters its walls, above the battlements, clouds are breaking.

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