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THE CALABAR HOARD - A PICTISH TREASURE By JAMES RANKINE
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Pictish remains are still occasionally discovered in Scotland. This is the story of a triple find of major importance. A sculptured stone, a treasure trove and a preserved body realise the dreams of... More > the archaeologists invloved. The discoveries however are marred by political in-fighting and the theft of the treasure. The sponsors of the archaeological dig responsible for the finds are two wealthy Scots. The two men mastermind the emergance of a grass roots political organisation called The Scottish Peoples Alliance. The Scottish Peoples Alliance sweeps the polls and becomes the elected Government. After initial success, however, the Alliance begins to disintegrate under pressure. To the dismay of the founders, they find, as other rich individuals had found before them, that wealth and celebrity status do not always ensure success in changing society. The climax of the novel is the severing of ties between England and Scotland and the eventual recovery of The Calabar Hoard.< Less
THE CALABAR HOARD - A PICTISH TREASURE By JAMES RANKINE
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Pictish remains are still occasionally discovered in Scotland. This is the story of a triple find of major importance. A sculptured stone, a treasure trove and a preserved body realise the dreams of... More > the archaeologists invloved. The discoveries however are marred by political in-fighting and the theft of the treasure. The sponsors of the archaeological dig responsible for the finds are two wealthy Scots. The two men mastermind the emergance of a grass roots political organisation called The Scottish Peoples Alliance. The Scottish Peoples Alliance sweeps the polls and becomes the elected Government. After initial success, however, the Alliance begins to disintegrate under pressure. To the dismay of the founders, they find, as other rich individuals had found before them, that wealth and celebrity status do not always ensure success in changing society. The climax of the novel is the severing of ties between England and Scotland and the eventual recovery of The Calabar Hoard.< Less
A Pictish Tale: Bryhery Gap By Mark Youds
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The Taezali Picts guard all our unborn spirits in the haven of the 'Bryhery Gap'. Soon, outside forces will threaten the stability of these souls. With the future children of all races' 'ability to... More > choose' in doubt; the Picts, under the guidance of the Pan, the 'spirit of nature', prepare for battle with the creator of their world. They are assisted by Elfs, Finns and Gridolers. Can Pan maintain a balance between order and chaos, or will Thoth win the battle to control humanity throughout eternity? An easy to read, generally light-hearted, tale for people of all ages. Older readers will enjoy the enlightening philosophy in the story, whilst younger readers will just like hearing an original story for a change. All however, will see the moral of the tale; when nature identifies human activity as the cause of imbalance, then it will remove the source of that imbalance.< Less
A Pictish Tale: BRYHERY GAP By Mark Youds
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The Taezali Picts guard all our unborn spirits in the haven of the 'Bryhery Gap'. Soon, outside forces will threaten the stability of their souls. With the future children of all races' 'ability to... More > choose' in doubt; the Picts, under the guidance of the Pan, the 'spirit of nature', prepare for battle with the creator of their world. They are assisted by Elfs, Finns and Gridolers. Can Pan maintain a balance between order and chaos, or will Thoth win the battle to control humanity throughout eternity? An easy to read, generally light-hearted, tale for people of all ages. Older readers will enjoy the enlightening philosophy in the story, whilst younger readers will just like hearing an original story for a change. All however, will see the moral of the tale; when nature identifies human activity as the cause of imbalance, then it will remove the source of that imbalance.< Less
A Pictish Tale: BRYHERY GAP By Mark Youds
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The Taezali Picts guard all our unborn spirits in the haven of the 'Bryhery Gap'. Soon, outside forces will threaten the stability of their souls. With the future children of all races' 'ability to... More > choose' in doubt; the Picts, under the guidance of the Pan, the 'spirit of nature', prepare for battle with the creator of their world. They are assisted by Elfs, Finns and Gridolers. Can Pan maintain a balance between order and chaos, or will Thoth win the battle to control humanity throughout eternity? An easy to read, generally light-hearted, tale for people of all ages. Older readers will enjoy the enlightening philosophy in the story, whilst younger readers will just like hearing an original story for a change. All however, will see the moral of the tale; when nature identifies human activity as the cause of imbalance, then it will remove the source of that imbalance.< Less
A Pictish Tale: Bryhery Gap By Mark Youds
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The Taezali Picts guard all our unborn spirits in the haven of the 'Bryhery Gap'. Soon, outside forces will threaten the stability of these souls. With the future children of all races' 'ability to... More > choose' in doubt; the Picts, under the guidance of the Pan, the 'spirit of nature', prepare for battle with the creator of their world. They are assisted by Elfs, Finns and Gridolers. Can Pan maintain a balance between order and chaos, or will Thoth win the battle to control humanity throughout eternity? An easy to read, generally light-hearted, tale for people of all ages. Older readers will enjoy the enlightening philosophy in the story, whilst younger readers will just like hearing an original story for a change. All however, will see the moral of the tale; when nature identifies human activity as the cause of imbalance, then it will remove the source of that imbalance.< Less
East Highland Gothic Volume Two By David Tallach
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These poems build on the first volume of the same name in looking at local history over the centuries. This one evokes the Pictish (Iron Age and Early Medieval) culture, left behind in many richly... More > carved stones up and down the east of Scotland. Some of these still stand in their original locations, some have been taken into the care of museums, such as Groam House in Rosemarkie in the Black Isle, where the author used to volunteer. The Rosemarkie Cross is the pride of their collection. The second part of this volume looks at Later Medieval history, up to the Battle of Flodden in 1513. Throughout the collection, the past comes to life in vivid detail as the seasons change, people live and die and nature is always beautiful.< Less
East Highland Gothic II By David Tallach
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These poems build on the first volume of the same name in looking at local history over the centuries. This one evokes the Pictish (Iron Age and Early Medieval) culture, left behind in many richly... More > carved stones up and down the east of Scotland. Some of these still stand in their original locations, some have been taken into the care of museums, such as Groam House in Rosemarkie in the Black Isle, where the author used to volunteer. The Rosemarkie Cross is the pride of their collection. The second half looks at Later Medieval history, up to the Battle of Flodden in 1513. Throughout the collection, the past comes to life in vivid detail as the seasons change, people live and die and nature is always beautiful. The front cover shows the ruins of Beauly Priory.< Less
The Broch Builders By Marilyn Reid
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Many people wonder who built the amazingly constructed iron-age stone towers that can be seen on the Scottish mainland, in the Highlands especially, and on and around the Scottish islands. The... More > same people, on the Eastern side of Scotland, drew hundreds of wonderful animals, symbols and stories on huge stones. The Romans called them the 'Picts', because they wore tattoos on their bodies, and because of their famous and mysterious symbol stones. But they had tribal names, our old ancestors, and this little book will enlighten you a little about who they were, these brave hearts who stood up to the Romans. Yes, they did have names, read this fascinating little booklet about the Broch Builders, find out who they were, how the lived, and about their timeline, and you'll be both surprised and enlightened.........< Less
The Broch Builders By Marilyn Reid
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Many people wonder who built the amazingly constructed iron-age stone towers that can be seen on the Scottish mainland, in the Highlands especially, and on and around the Scottish islands. The... More > same people, on the Eastern side of Scotland, drew hundreds of wonderful animals, symbols and stories on huge stones. The Romans called them the 'Picts', because they wore tattoos on their bodies, and because of their famous and mysterious symbol stones. But they had tribal names, our old ancestors, and this little book will enlighten you a little about who they were, these brave hearts who stood up to the Romans. Yes, they did have names, read this fascinating little booklet about the Broch Builders, find out who they were, how the lived, and about their timeline, and you'll be both surprised and enlightened.........< Less

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