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Exploring Maxwell Country

The Scottish writer and naturalist Gavin Maxwell (1914-1969) was raised in the village of Elrig and his family still reside in this part of Scotland. Maxwell is best known for his book “Ring of Bright Water” which was later made … Continue reading

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History on our Doorstep

Following on from my recent visit to the Torhouse Stone Circle, I took advantage of a rare spell of spring-like weather to go in search of further ancient monuments in the area. It is quite surprising what you can find … Continue reading

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