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Header Slides

Today's header slides are of Callendar House, for all the world looking like a French château dropped into the heart of Falkirk; and a view south along the main road on the island of Jura, towards the village of Craighouse.

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In Focus

Logierait Churchyard Logierait Church stands beside and below the A827 as in the village of Logierait in Perthshire, and immediately above the north bank of the River Tay. The building you see today was constructed between 1804 and 1806, apparently on the site of, and perhaps incorporating parts of, an earlier church. Most sources agree that the first church was established on this site as early as 650, by St Cedd, while travelling from Iona to Lindisfarne. ( More ...)

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On This Day

20 June 1723: The birth at Logierait in Perthshire of the moral philosopher and historian Adam Ferguson, sometimes known as "Ferguson of Raith".

20 June 1837: The death of King William IV: he is succeeded by Queen Victoria.

20 June 1887: The rebuilt Tay Rail Bridge opens.

21 June 1221: King Alexander II marries Joan of England, sister of the English King Henry III, at York Minster.

Featured Book

Book Cover The Eye of Horus by Ken Lussey (18 June 2024). An atmospheric World War Two thriller with settings that move from the Highlands of Scotland via Gibraltar to Malta. It's June 1943. Bob and Monique Sutherland are on honeymoon in Kyle of Lochalsh when an unexpected visitor arrives to spoil their idyll. They agree to travel to Malta to search for two missing men, a young naval lieutenant and an MI6 officer who has disappeared while looking for him. The aerial siege of the island is over and the tide of war has turned but, after three years of bombing, Malta remains a shattered place.
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