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Killin, Perthshire

Today, benefiting from an unusual combination of dry, sunny weather and winter sunlight I undertook a tour of key sites in Perthshire, central Scotland visiting Dunkeld, Ossian’s Hall, Falls of Braan,Dalguise, Aberfeldy, Loch Tay and Killin. The low angle, direct sunlight provided a special dimension to the photography, especially with snow reflecting on the mountain tops.

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Tour group at Glasgow Necropolis.

This evening, I am reporting on today’s custom tour of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city.

First, to Glasgow Cathedral, which dates from the 13th-15th centuries, albeit on a much older Christian site possibly dating back to the 6th century AD. Architecture style is Romanesque. Now used for Presbyterian worship the Cathedral was originally part of the Roman Catholic Church when it was described by the Pope as “a special daughter of the Roman Church”.

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Lanercost Priory

This evening, I am focusing on Lanercost Priory, a combined ruin and living church near Brampton in Cumbria, England. The site is close to the line of Hadrian’s Wall.

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