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Reiver’s Curse Stone

The “Border Reivers” were raiders along the Anglo-Scottish border primarily from the late 13th century to the beginning of the 17th century. Although their heyday is said to have been during the last century of that period. A good deal of the border country is mountain and moorland, good for grazing, but with relatively little […]

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Healing Waters

In the news: Highland Bothies The 99% Invisible Podcast recently had an article about the network of free “bothies” which provide shelter to hikers or cyclists traveling through the countryside. Healing Waters I recently ran across as article mentioning a practice of hoping to heal people of various illnesses, physical and mental by bathing in […]

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