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Kate Kennedy Procession St Andrews Fife Scotland [02:18]
Tour Scotland video of photographs from the 2012vKate Kennedy Procession on visit to St Andrews, Fife. This parade symbolises the history of St Andrews and the important points and people in it. It is held in honour of Kate Kennedy who was a prominent charitable woman connected to the town of St Andrews. A small selection of my personal photographs shot on small group tours of Scotland.
Woman pilot Takes off from Glasgow airport, Twin Otter [02:23]
Glasgow International Airport (Scottish Gaelic: Port-adhair Eadar-nàiseanta Ghlaschu) (IATA: GLA, ICAO: EGPF) (formerly Glasgow Abbotsinch Airport) is an international airport in Scotland, located 6 nautical miles (11 km; 6.9 mi) west of Glasgow city centre, near the towns of Paisley and Renfrew in Renfrewshire.
Forfar Loch part 2. [02:01]
There is a memorial in the park, at the side of the loch, rembering the local women who were accused of being ' witches' and executed. I have written a bit about their story. The bustling market town of Forfar shares a terrible secret with many other parts of Scotland in the seventeenth century. The town was the scene of a terrible witch hunt, which resulted in the torture and execution of several local women. According to the town council's records, the witch hunt appears to have been triggered in 1661 by an argument between Isobel Shyrie, a poor woman who was unable to pay her taxes, and Baillie George Wood, a tax collector. During the quarrel, Isobel cursed Baillie Wood. When the unfortunate man suddenly dropped dead, all fingers pointed at Isobel. In those days, it was considered that there were three ways to spot a witch, she went by a nickname instead of the name she was baptised with; there was a mark on her body that was impervious to pain; or she practiced 'malefice' which was the use of supernatural means to do evil. Isobel was widely believed to be guilty of malefice which was sufficient for her to be sent to the dungeon below the Tolbooth, situated on the road next to the Town House, Forfar town centre. Stirred up by the burgh's zealous new minister, James Robertstone, the hunt was soon underway for the other witches in Isobel's covern. Helen Guthrie, Isobel's best friend and well-known for her knowledge of the healing powers herbs, was next to be taken to the ...
Olympic Torch in South West Scotland - 21/06/2012 [00:55]
21/06/2012 The olympic torch run though south west scotland on the tour around the UK !
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