Archive for the tag 'Flodden Field'

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2 Comments CherryPie on Sep 10th 2013

Today it is 500 hundred years since the tragic battle of Flodden took place.  King James IV of Scotland had come south of the border and was killed in the clash to become the last monarch from the British Isles to die in battle.
A moments silence is in order…

This photo depicts the monument that was [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Sep 9th 2013

This weeks prompt was:
Where the sky meets the earth.
That thin line, the farthest point in
your field of vision.
Where are you?
What do you see?
I see many things on the horizon, most of them are beautiful and uplifting.
But once again I am drawn to this haunting horizon.  Flodden field has an ethereal presence about it.

6 Comments CherryPie on Mar 9th 2013

The Flodden memorial stands in memory of the tragic loss of lives during the Battle of Branxton Moor.
More of my posts on this subject, giving further information on the battle which is more commonly known as the Battle of Flodden Field can be found here.

For more of this weeks PhotoHunt pictures check out Whistlestop PhotoHunt.
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20 Comments CherryPie on Mar 9th 2012

The Flodden battle site is very close to where I stay when I visit Northumberland. My previous visits have always been in September and I was curious to see how the land looked in a different season.
I have a series of posts about the battle which can be found here along with some of [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jul 26th 2011

There is no safety this side of the grave.
Robert A. Heinlein

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 19th 2011

Random chance is not sufficient to explain random chance.
Robert A. Heinlein

10 Comments CherryPie on May 29th 2011

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