Places - Scotland  
"Glenfinnan Monument" at the north end of Loch Shiel.

Supposedly Bonnie Prince Charlie landed here from
France in 1745, to rally the Highland clans in what was to
be the last rebellion on British soil. The rebellion ended
in failure on Culloden Moor, 8 months later.

In its aftermath the Highland way of life that had existed
for hundreds of years was swept away.
".... then began a sickness from which Scotland and the Highlands in particular
never recovered. It is a sickness of the emotions and its symptoms can be seen
on the labels of whisky bottles."
                                                          From the book "Culloden", by John Prebble.
Fraserburgh Heritage Centre.
Edinburgh,  6/2006.
Fraserburgh,  6/2006.
River Spey,  Aberlour.
Edinburgh,  6/2012
Dalhousie Castle.
Ancestral seat of the Clan Ramsey.
Bonnyrigg, (near Edinburgh).
                         Scotland,  6/2012.
Near Inverness.
  • 2000 acres.
  • 2500 sheep.
  • 35 working dogs.
  • And puppies.
                   Scotland,  6/2012.
For more on Border Collies and working dogs,
a good read is Mr. Donald McCaig's -

"Eminent Dogs, Dangerous Men"                                
Scotland,  10/2013
Where it all began, in the North-East of Scotland.
What a long strange trip it has been....