Videos tagged with "gold"
Goldie War Grave Sleepyhillock Cemetery Montrose Scotland [00:34]
Tour Scotland video of Sergeant, Thomas Goldie, gravestone in Sleepyhillock Cemetery on visit to Montrose. Thomas served with the Royal Canadian Air Force and died aged 21, on the 6th of June 1941. He was the son of George and Mary Goldie, of James Island, British Columbia, Canada.
Goldsworthy War Grave Sleepyhillock Cemetery Montrose Scotland [00:40]
Tour Scotland video of Warrant Officer, John Howard Goldsworthy, gravestone in Sleepyhillock Cemetery on visit to Montrose. John served with the Royal Australian Air Force and died aged 23, on the 20th of January 1944. He was the son of Frederick Sydney and Jean Walton Goldsworthy; husband of Enid Irene Goldsworthy, of Thornbury, Victoria, Australia.
David Gray Gravestone Auld Aisle Cemetery Kirkintilloch East Dunbartonshire Scotland [00:45]
Tour Scotland video of the David Gray gravestone in the Auld Aisle cemetery on visit to Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire. David Gray, born 29th January 1838, died 3rd of December 1861, was a Scottish poet. The son of a handloom weaver, Gray was born at Merkland. He began to write poetry for The Glasgow Citizen and began his idyll on the Luggie, the little stream that ran through Merkland. He was buried in the Auld Aisle, where he had often wandered, and which is also the subject of his song, and, on the 29th July, 1865, a plain obelisk was erected to his memory, subscribed for by his admirers. David wrote his own epitaph, " Below lies one whose name was traced in sand, He died, not knowing what it was to live ; Died, while the first sweet consciousness of manhood. And maiden thought electrified his soul, Faint beatings in the calyx of the rose. Bewildered reader ! pass without a sigh, In a proud sorrow ! There is life with God, In other kingdom of a sweeter air; In Eden every flower is blown. Amen. Thus lived and died one who left a few words only behind him, His Luggie, poem opens with the wish of the writer that his thought and verse may run as smoothly as his beloved river: That impulse which all beauty gives the soul, Is languaged as I sing. For fairer stream Rolled never golden sand into the sea, Made sweeter music than the Luggie, gloom'd By glens whose melody mingles with her own. The uttered name my inmost being thrills, A word beyond a charm; and if this lay ...
With over 40 miles of magnificent coastline, golden beaches, rolling countryside, spectacular cliffs, award-winning tourist attractions and the world's finest selection of links golf courses, East Lothian combines the best of Scotland in miniature! It may feel like a million miles away, but it's only minutes from Edinburgh by car, train or bus!
Thistle & Broom, Scotland's source of luxury - video [00:31]
Thistle & Broom is about preserving Scotland's cultural heritage, encouraging tourism within her borders, and providing an ecommerce vehicle to unite customer and artisans with products made exclusively within Scotland's geopolitical borders. Our Fair Trade on Steroids business model means that 66% of the retail price is paid directly and immediately to our artisans and your order is then made to your unique requirements. Edinburgh hallmarked sterling and gold jewelry, 100% cashmere and authentic, handknit Fair Isle sweater, astonishing gifts and, of course, our exclusive St. Andrew's Cross, Adapted blanket let's you wrap yourself in your pride of home. Join us, support sustainability through Scottish traditional hand skills and this amazing country we all love. Scotland, come home.