The Highland Hens by @JudyLeighWriter #contemporaryfiction @BoldwoodBooks #BookTwitter #TuesdayBookBlog

Author: Judy Leigh Published: August 2022 by Boldwood Books Category: Contemporary, Fiction, Literary, Romance, Family, Humour ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ In the imposing Glen Carrick House overlooking Scotland’s famous Loch Ness, lives eighty-eight-year-old Mimi McKinlay, cared for by her three adult sons. Hamish has inherited his mother’s musical talents, Fin is the responsible brother, and Angus has the … Continue reading The Highland Hens by @JudyLeighWriter #contemporaryfiction @BoldwoodBooks #BookTwitter #TuesdayBookBlog

#SundayStills ~ Home or Away? #Holidays #Scotland

Welcome to the Sunday Stills feature, hosted by Terri Webster Schrandt. The theme this week is vacation or staycation, so I'm looking back at a holiday in Scotland a few years ago. We stayed in a stone cottage with quite a large garden and enjoyed finding the quirky garden sculptures. The church is in the … Continue reading #SundayStills ~ Home or Away? #Holidays #Scotland

#ThrowbackThursday ~ A Visit to the Historic City of Stirling #Scotland #Places #Photography

A different throwback thursday this week, looking back to October 2017 when we spent a few days in Scotland. One of the places we visited was Stirling. The approach to Stirling is impressive with this incredible view of Stirling Castle perched on top of the cliff. Its position was important in the line of defence … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday ~ A Visit to the Historic City of Stirling #Scotland #Places #Photography

Storm Witch (The Spellworker Chronicles #2) by @AlysWestYork #UrbanFantasy #Witchcraft #FridayReads

Author: Alys West Published: April 2020 by Fabrian Books Category: Urban Fantasy, Witchcraft, Earth Magic, Romance, Book Review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Although not a spellworker herself, magic had always been part of Jenna’s life, guiding and nurturing her childhood. Her mother, Nina was a member of The Order of Spellworkers and Druids, enforcing the laws of the … Continue reading Storm Witch (The Spellworker Chronicles #2) by @AlysWestYork #UrbanFantasy #Witchcraft #FridayReads

#GuestPost from Alys West ~ Five Books To Transport You To Scotland #LockdownReads @alyswestyork #FridayReads

Today I'm delighted to welcome Alys West, author of Beltane (Urban Fantasy) and The Dirigible King's Daughter (Steampunk) My reviews can be found here and here. Alys’s latest novel, Storm Witch, is set in the beautiful islands of Orkney.  It’s contemporary fantasy with lots of magic, mystery, romance and stone circles. Storm Witch will be … Continue reading #GuestPost from Alys West ~ Five Books To Transport You To Scotland #LockdownReads @alyswestyork #FridayReads

#ThrowbackThursday ~ Shadows In Time ~ A #Highland time travel #romance novella by @AnnGimpel

Renee at It’s Book Talk began this meme as a way to share old favourites, as well as books that have been waiting on the ‘to be read’ pile for however long, and are finally getting an airing. I’ve chosen a Scottish time travel romance for this week's Throwback Thursday, which I read in 2015. My Review I’ve had … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday ~ Shadows In Time ~ A #Highland time travel #romance novella by @AnnGimpel

By Sword and Storm (The Munro Scottish Saga #3) by @margaretskea1 #HistoricalFiction #Saga

Author: Margaret Skea Published: July 2018 by Corazon Books Category: Historical Fiction, Saga, Book Review 1598. The French Wars of Religion are drawing to an end, the Edict of Nantes establishing religious freedom in all but Paris. For the exiled Adam and Kate Munro, the child Kate carries symbolizes a new life free from past … Continue reading By Sword and Storm (The Munro Scottish Saga #3) by @margaretskea1 #HistoricalFiction #Saga

Almost #WordlessWednesday ~ Doune Castle #Photography

Doune Castle was built in the 14th century. It's a popular location for filming and has featured in Outlander, Game of Thrones and Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Terry Jones narrates the audio tour complete with snippets from Monty Python and the Holy Grail.      

Views From Stirling #Castle #Photography

Stirling Castle's elevated position on top of Castle Hill guarantees outstanding views of the river and surrounding countryside, and also the Wallace Monument, which stands on a hilltop overlooking the town. The monument commemorates the life of William Wallace, famously played by Mel Gibson in the movie, Braveheart. Wallace is one of Scotland's national heroes, leading … Continue reading Views From Stirling #Castle #Photography