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Fabulous Friday Foto: An Out of the Way Red Phone Booth in the Scottish Highlands

Red Phone Booth Scotland

Ah, the ubiquitous red telephone booth.  It is such a well known symbol of all that is Brittish.  You never have to worry about being far from a phone in the UK.  You can be well connected even out here, on the western edge of Scotland in the Scottish Highlands on the Isle of Skye, where we […]

Looking Down the Road: The Garden of Cosmic Speculation, Scotland

Undulating landmasses in the unusual Garden of Cosmic Speculation in Dumfries, Scotland.

Can a garden help you understand the principles of good and evil, heaven and hell and other similarly deep subjects such as the very meaning and nature of the universe? It can if it is the remarkable Garden of Cosmic Speculation.  The garden has been Built by Charles Jencks in honor of his late wife Maggie.  Jencks […]

Fabulous Friday Foto: Lake Shiel and the Glenfinnan Monument, Scotland

Loch Shiel and the Glenfinnan Momument, Scotland

Loch Shiel is a beautiful valley located in the highlands of Scotland. It was here in 1745 that Bonnie Prince Charlie (the last Scottish Prince) raised his standard in an effort to unite the Jacobites to try to retake the throne of Scotland from English control. The Jacobites were defeated at the battle of Culloden, […]