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Author: Sheila Currie

Earsaid clothing of Highland Women

Highland Women: Clothing

Martin Martin was a gentleman from the Isle of Skye who wrote a book called The Description of the Western Isles of Scotland about 1695. He was…

Cover of Banshee of Ben Caledon by Sheila Currie

The Banshee of Ben Caledon

“You will hide among the herders of Clan Donald and, if you are indeed lucky, you may reach Edinburgh to warn of treachery,” said the Wise Woman. “I…

vintage fairy flying

Just what is a fairy?

Broadly speaking, a fairy is a being of human form with magical powers, a being who loves to intervene in human affairs. They are good,…

Drawing of Castle Muirn

Castle Muirn

The image gives a wonderful idea of what a typical castle might look like in the 17th century. The artist is Stiùbhart Jackson who comes…