Bees in my Bonnet is not about bees, although I have a great sympathy for their current problems with insecticides, but a collection of short stories, some are historical, but instead of hiding them away, […]
Maybe I’m attracted to write about the Stuart’s yachts and small events like the Bombardment of Eilean Donan castle, because I read so much C. S. Forester, who had not only Hornblower, but Brown on […]
I have recently come across reference to Scotland’s Auld Alliance with France. What my researches into the Stuarts have highlighted is that the Auld Alliance was reinvented every time the French were at war with […]
When you think of it, when the people heard that the monarchy was being restored in the shape of Charles 11 it must have been like the announcement of the vaccine; people would be able […]
The state of Scotland in late 16th century.