Category Archives: U.K. Churches, Memorials & Cemeteries – Back in Blighty

Carrbridge War Memorial

That way, I’m guessing. The sign says war memorial and cemetery.  Perfect. And a short distance into the wood,… …that’ll be the war memorial. So now we need to find the cemetery that is also somewhere within these woods,… …watching … Continue reading

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Grantown-on-Spey New Burial Ground

On the face of it, it’s all very strange.  Any psychologists out there?  You see, whenever I see a CWGC sign such as this on a cemetery gate, it makes me feel all warm and fuzzy.  And that can’t be … Continue reading

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Boat of Garten War Memorial

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Nethy Bridge War Memorial

A most curious place for a war memorial, you might think. And you might be right. I did tell this gentleman that in due course his picture would find its way to all parts of the globe, but whether he … Continue reading

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Insh – St. Eunan Church & Churchyard

Up on Holy Hill, the little church of St. Eunan looks down on Loch Insh, as it has done for more than 1,300 years.

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And Now For Something Completely Different

This barren, flat, piece of scrubland, about five miles east of the centre of Inverness, saw what would turn out to be the final set piece, hand-to-hand battle to take place, up to the present time (no promises post-Brexit), on … Continue reading

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On the Military Road

Well that was fun.  This is Stratherrick war memorial, the shot taken from the first of General Wade’s Military Roads (he built a number), which since the late 1720s has run the length of the Great Glen between Fort William … Continue reading

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