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Paps of Jura from Port Askaig, Islay, Scotland.

This evening, I am focusing on a group of three mountains in the Southern Inner Hebrides, off Scotland’s West Coast which are collectively known as the Paps of Jura.These three distinctive mountains are:

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This evening, I am posting an update on my blog post from June 18th 2017.

As will be noted from bullet point five in the narrative below, there was speculation that the headless corpse in the crypt of Wardlaw Mausoleum near Inverness was the remains of the 11th Lord Lovat, aka the ‘Old Fox’ who was executed for treason in 1747. This is of great interest to ‘Outlander’ fans because the clan chief is the grandfather of the fictional Jamie Fraser.

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Sherlock Holmes Statue, Picardy Place, Edinburgh, Scotland.

This evening, I am focusing on Edinburgh’s connection with the famous fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes via his creator Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle ( 1859-1930).

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