Category Archive: History Challenge

The Forest Primeval

Time flies by and I fear I will always be behind from now on, but, I have a few things for you. This was my submission to Leanne’s Monochrome Madness this week. Our west coast… Continue reading

walking in the footsteps of mother

a rather longer post for me but I think you might find some of it interesting!!! While out walking, like many of us, I tend to ponder and reflect. Below is the path I sent… Continue reading

Monochrome Madness and a brief history of Scone Palace

“..whom we invite to see us crowned at Scone“….  Macbeth ~~~~~~~~~~~~ For Leanne Cole’s  theme of travel (MM3-29) this week, I chose the Maze at Scone, Perth and Kinross, Scotland. To me the maze… Continue reading

Impressions on the veil of time

(after watching Knowledge Networks “Treasures of Ancient Rome”) The background of this image is a fresco on the wall of the House of the Golden Bracelet in Pompeii. Many years ago I visited Pompeii… Continue reading

JOI and the King! (Cosmic Poetry)

And so I wrote,* “.. the hand of the unseen conductor waved them onward into the vibrating strings of a solar wind and I cried out, “Yes!  The whole cosmos is a grand opus!  Let… Continue reading

A dream of the highlands and monochrome madness (Curves)

I’m always rushing to catch up these days with everything happening at once, so I will combine two posts in one! “Where danced the moon on Monan’s Rill” It is a breathtaking road… Continue reading

Ed Mooney’s History Challenge week 19- Culloden

Ed Mooney’s great history challenges are on Wednesdays of each week. All are welcome to join! For the challenge I am  resurrecting a piece I had written as an added page to a previous… Continue reading

Pére Lachaise- Ed Mooney’s History Challenge

  Ed Mooney’s History Challenge– week 15 -The Famous Graves of Pere Lachaise  ( and history of a more recent century)- Pére Lachaise Cemetery was established in 1804 and was named for the… Continue reading

Skara Brae and the Maeshowe Tomb

For Ed Mooney’s great History Challenge on Wednesday- In the winter of 1850 a wild North Sea storm uncovered Neolithic ruins at Skaill Bay on the Orkney Islands of Scotland.  Further excavations and study determined that… Continue reading

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