image Photo Thursday – Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland


Statue of Robert the Bruce, Stirling Castle, Scotland March 1990
Statue of Robert the Bruce, Stirling Castle, Scotland March 1990

On the eve of the Scottish referendum today’s photo is of the statue of Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland that stands on the esplanade of Stirling Castle.

Taswegian1957

I was born in England in 1957 and lived there until our family came to Australia in 1966. I grew up in Adelaide, South Australia, where I met and married my husband, David. We came together over a mutual love of trains. Both of us worked for the railways for many years, his job was with Australian National Railways, while I spent 12 years working for the STA, later TransAdelaide the Adelaide city transit system. After leaving that job I worked in hospitality until 2008. We moved to Tasmania in 2002 to live in the beautiful Huon Valley. In 2015 David became ill and passed away in October of that year. I currently co-write two blogs on WordPress.com with my sister Naomi. Our doll blog "Dolls, Dolls, Dolls", and "Our Other Blog" which is about everything else but with a focus on photographs and places in Tasmania. In November 2019 I began a new life in the house that Naomi and I intend to make our retirement home at Sisters Beach in Tasmania's northwest. Currently we have five pets between us. Naomi's two dogs Toby and Teddy and cats, Tigerwoods and Panther and my cat Polly. My dog Cindy passed away aged 16 in April 2022.

One comment

  1. I’ll be so glad when it is over – either way. All the UK media is obsessed with it. We are in England with no say so why should we have to listen to the Two Fish , Darling and Brown spouting?

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