I really went to Stirling to visit the castle, which I've already written about in another post. However, the rest of the town is also really lovely and well worth a wander. On the day I went it was particularly foggy, which made everything must more atmospheric and Scottish. As with when I went to Catania, words … Continue reading The City of Stirling
Stirling Castle was one of the main reasons for my visit to Stirling.
Old Stirling Bridge is not that old. I mean, it's old compared with lots of things: the state of Virginia, USA; the Wallace Monument; sliced bread. But compared with real old Stirling bridge, it's not that old at all. The real old Stirling bridge was the site of the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297. In this … Continue reading Old Stirling Bridge
The wonderful thing about Ordinance Survey maps is all the stuff that you weren't expecting to find.
The Wallace Monument is a tower on a hill in the middle of Scotland.
My mother and I used to go on long walks in the English countryside.
Our first view of Broomhall Castle was as a yellow light floating in the distance...