Over the Sea to Skye

Sing me a song of a lad that is gone, Say, could that lad be I? Merry of soul he sailed on a day Over the sea to Skye. Robert Louis Stevenson Every person in the world who has an interest in Scotland, is very likely to know this song. Especially since it starred as…

A Photo a Week Challenge: Water (of Leith)

Walking Ediburgh you cannot miss the main river, the Water of Leith, which originates in the Pentland Hills and flows into the Firth of Forth. So it’s kind of omnipresent in Edinburgh, at least in the western and norther parts of town. Walking the Water of Leith Walkway is a beautiful experience. Like, in Dean…

Memento

I think melancholy and remembrance are kind of iminent in Scotland. It’s a dramatically beautiful land with a tragic history. I don’t want to claim that I’d know all about that. I don’t. I’m an art history major, but I have never been one for historical dates. Scotland however has not buried history. It’s everywhere….