Category Archive: History Challenge

Ed Mooney’s History Challenge- In the Jaws of Kukulkan

For Ed’s great weekly history challenge I am presenting a subject I have written about before so to those who have already read any of my previous posts about this fascinating civilization please forgive the redundancy… Continue reading

Ed Mooney’s History Challenge – The Story of Rosslyn Chapel

Originally posted on the runes of the gatekeeper's daughter:
(no photography allowed inside) Along with the standing stones and stone circles that mark the Gaelic landscape in Scotland, another place of great…

Some Gaelic Canadiana in monochrome & Ed Mooney’s History Challenge

Ed Mooney, the Ruin Hunter and author of Ed Mooney Photography on WordPress has got me going. He promises a ruin hunter badge.  Well, we don’t have many ruins in Canada but we… Continue reading

Capturing History Challenge – Week 5

Originally posted on Ed Mooney Photography:
Here we are with yet another week of the Challenge. The last five weeks have flown by, and I got some more great images for you to…

The Fairy Flag of Dunvegan — oh fine Scottish Weather

  Dunvegan (Dùn Bheagain)  Castle on the Isle of Skye  is the hereditary home of the Clan MacLeod  (and one part of my family tree).  The clan MacLeod are said to be descendants… Continue reading

The moon of wintertime

For those interested in music and a little history I must tell you about a wonderful Canadian Christmas carol!  I’m posting it in honour of my brother’s beautiful children who have First Nations status from… Continue reading

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