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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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William the Cat inside Rosslyn Chapel.

Tonight, my blog has a feline theme as manifested in William the Cat who has taken up semi-permanent residence at Rosslyn Chapel, one of Scotland’s top visitor attractions, near Edinburgh.

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Jacobite Express traversing the Glenfinnan Viaduct.

This evening, I am posting a portfolio of images and videos concerning the popular Jacobite Express Steam Train which operates during the tourist season along the 41 mile (66 km) route between Fort William and Mallaig in the Scottish Highlands. This train ride has proved extremely popular on two counts: (1) The outstanding scenic beauty via Loch Eil, Glenfinnan and Arisaig and (2) Connection with the ‘Harry Potter’ stories and film via the ‘Hogwarts Express’.

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