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The Stone Circle That Walked

I’m intrigued by standing stone circles, they are fascinating things.  Firstly I’m astounded by how long they’ve survived and that I can place my hand on an object put there by someone thousands of years ago.   The engineering used to create these mysterious places is impressive, as often they are geometrically correct and aligned to astronomical events.  Then there’s the most captivating aspect to stone circles, why do they exist?  What was their purpose?  Are they burial sites, observatories for watching the stars, do they depict solar/lunar cycles, are they places for social rituals or symbolic of a different set…

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Make Christmas 2020 a Wee Bit Special…

Under its twinkling Christmas lights, Inverness is the perfect place for all your Christmas shopping. Whether its for Christmas presents, a sparkly outfit for the day, decorations for the house or stocking up on festive food and drink... Inverness has a superb variety of shops where you can get it all!   The city centre boasts all the familiar high street stores such as Marks & Spencer, Debenhams, Next, Superdry and Primark (and plenty more!)  Inverness also has a great selection of unique, boutique style shops such as The Drawing Room, Judith Glue, Leakey’s Bookshop, Woodwinters Wines & Spirits, Mr…

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Plodda Falls, Glen Affric

I love living in Inverness!  Maybe because I’m not originally from here, I still get that buzz when I discover a new place, uncover more of its historic past or make new friends. It’s officially a city but it feels like a big village to me!! :) . It has everything I need - plenty of shops, restaurants, cinemas, bars, parks and attractions but at this time of year, for me, the best thing about Inverness is that I have an abundance of wild and beautiful nature on my doorstep! It was mid September, the weather was looking good and after…

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