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Amulree Perthshire Scotland [02:18]
Tour Scotland video of photographs of Amulree on visit to Highland Perthshire. Amulree was at the junction of three major droves. It formed part of the route Highland drovers would use to bring their livestock to the cattle market at Crieff and Falkirk. The Celtic place name was Ath Maol Ruibhe meaning Maol Rubha's ford. Its parish church contains copies of records of the large number of people who stayed there prior to mass emigration, mostly to North Easthope, Canada, in the early 19th Century. A small selection of my personal photographs shot on small group tours of Scotland.
Aer Lingus Regional EI-REO Spectacular Takeoff at Cork Airport [02:37]
Full HD Footage of an Aer Lingus Regional ATR 72-212A [EI-REO] (Serial Number: 787) Taxing and Taking off on Runway 17 at Cork Airport Airport. This Flight was Departing for Glasgow Airport, Scotland as Flight Number EI3836 (Callsign: "Arann Three Eight Three Six") and Departed at 15:28pm Local Time. In this footage you can hear full Air Traffic Control (ATC) communications between the control tower and the Aircraft as it was "Cleared for Takeoff". This Aer Lingus Regional [EI-REO] was released on the 28-03-2010 and is powered by two Powerful PWC PW127F Engines. This Aircraft had it's first flight on the 9-04-2008. Like all Aer Lingus Aircraft's this one is named after "St Finbarr / Fioonbar" This Footage was filmed with a Full HD Canon Legria HFM 306 Camcorder
Winter Glenshee Perthshire Scotland [02:07]
Tour Scotland video of Winter photographs of Glenshee on visit to Eastern Highland Perthshire. The A93 road, part of General Wade's military road from Perth to Fort George, runs north through the glen and on into Glen Beag, where it crosses the Cairnwell Passthe highest public road in the UK. The Glenshee Ski Centre sits at the head of the Cairnwell Pass and is Scotland's biggest with 21 lifts spread over 4 mountains. Glen Shee is known as the glen of the fairies it takes its name from the Gaelic " sith " meaning fairy and the old meeting place at the standing stone behind the present day church is called Dun Shith or Hill of the Fairies. A small selection of my personal photographs shot on small group tours of Scotland.
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 ...
Memorial to Bishop Patrick Scougal St Machar's Cathedral Aberdeen Scotland [00:39]
Tour Scotland video of the memorial to Bishop Patrick Scougal in St Machar's Cathedral on visit to Aberdeen. Patrick Scougal, born 1607, died 1682, was a Scottish churchman. A native of Haddingtonshire in East Lothian, and cousin of painter John Scougal. In 1624 he graduated from the University of Edinburgh as Master of Arts. In 1636, he became a minister of Dairsie parish, Fife, moving on to Leuchars in 1645 and then to Saltoun, near Edinburgh, in 1659. Scougal married firstly, Margaret Wemyss, and by her had five children, including the famous minister Henry Scougal. His second wife was Anna, daughter of William Congalton of that Ilk, widow of Robert Lauder of Gunsgreen, near Eyemouth, Berwickshire. Bishop Scougall was interred in Aberdeen Cathedral. His monument, a mural tomb on the south-west wall of the nave, is a notable, if slightly naïve example of 17th century Scottish neo-classical design, including a portrait of Scougal and a rich array of symbolic ornament.