Archive for the tag 'The Flodden Memorial'

Breakfast was just as quirky as on previous days, never knowing when the toast would arrive. Today after a reminder the toast arrived late and cold. Too late to accompany my breakfast!

As we stepped out of the hotel, we found that the weather was wonderfully sunny with a bright blue sky and fluffy clouds. It [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Oct 15th 2018

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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