Tag: ruins

  • Slains Castle

    Slains Castle

    We took my sister to Slains Castle today. It’s a castle ruin about 25 miles north along the coast from Aberdeen. It was a scenic drive along the coast through undulating fields of farmland overlooking the vast expanse of the North Sea. Slains Castle’s claim to fame is that it supposedly inspired Bram Stoker to […]

  • Lest we forget…

    It was announced this week that the Christchurch Cathedral, which was badly damaged in the February 22nd earthquake, is to be demolished. My view on the matter is to adopt Joe Bennett’s suggestion which is to leave the cathedral in ruins to commemorate the earthquake itself. I like this idea for two reasons. I know […]