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Seasonally affected Robert Burns at Birks of Aberfeldy

Today, with temperature just above zero (centigrade) we undertook a hike around the Birks of Aberfeldy in central Scotland.

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Part of collection of carved stones at Meigle Museum.

This evening, I am posting information on the collection of thirty-three carved stones from the First Millennium AD at Meigle in Perthshire, Central Scotland. Location is about seventy miles north of Edinburgh.

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South Inch Park, Perth, Scotland

My blog tonight reports on today’s visit to the City of Perth (pop 45,000 ) in central Scotland.

Perth sits on the banks of the River Tay (Scotland’s longest river system) and has a history dating back to the 10th century. Perth was made a Royal Burgh in the 12th century and in 1201 a Merchant Guild was established. Of the buildings from the medieval period only St John’s Kirk survives.

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