‘Britain’s Atlantis’ found at bottom of North sea.


From dailymail.co.uk: huge undersea world swallowed by the sea in 6500BC Divers have found traces of ancient land swallowed by waves 8500 years ago Doggerland once stretched from Scotland to Denmark Rivers seen underwater by seismic scans Britain was not an island – and area under North Sea was roamed by mammoths and other giant […]

1. Skara Brae


Originally posted on HISTORY ZONE:
The Neolithic village of Skara Brae was revealed during the winter of 1850 when a particularly ferocious storm battered Orkney. The combination of wind and extremely high tides stripped the grass from the top of a mound then known as Skerrabra. This revealed the outline of a number of stone…

The Tide Is Turning!


This has turned out to be a wonderful day so far. I was sleeping in a bank yesterday, because of the rain and the cold, when a Scottish couple came in to get some money from the cash machine and the man David gave me a ten pound note. After conferring briefly with his lovely […]