Outlander – The Origins of the Fiery Cross

With the end of another season of Droughtlander as Series Five of Outlander hits our TV screens, we wanted to research and share with you what a Fiery Cross actually is/was. Setting the Scene The Fiery Cross book and series five focus on the lead up to the American Revolution, with Jamie ordered to raise…

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The Mystery of Balnain…

Pour yourself a cuppa and make yourself comfortable as we take you on a journey back through time… If you’re an Outlander fan you’ll know that Diana Gabaldon mentions Balnain in her book and it’s also in the TV Series. “Bean Tighearna Bhail’ ‘n Athain” or “The Woman of Balnain” is a Scottish Gaelic song…

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We live on Craigh na Dun…

Have you ever wondered whether Craigh na Dun really exists?… Hi there, I’m Di Nicholson. I’ve lived here in Culloden, Scotland, since 1990. I’m passionate about this beautiful part of the world, this incredible country and its history. Something astounding came to my attention just a few weeks ago after a visit to Highland Archive…

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Past Life Memories of Culloden…

Hi, I’m Di. Culloden is very close to my heart. If you’ve read my past life story you’ll understand why. I’ve lived here for the greater part of my life, in a little spot by the woods between Culloden House and Culloden Battlefield. I visit the Battlefield often. It’s not only somewhere I visit regularly…

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Capturing the Photographer…

Andy Nicholson’s been a keen photographer for many years, and it’s been an amazing journey to witness his photography becoming more and more stunning with each passing year. As his partner in life and work, I’ve witnessed how his perception has changed and adapted to allow him to capture the best shot possible. If you’d…

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The Hidden Graves in Culloden Woods…

It was about a year ago that a lady I know mentioned to me in passing the gravestones believed to be hidden in deep undergrowth in Culloden Woods. She’d been told about them by a historian. I’ve walked those woods for years and had never come across them, but then Culloden Woods does cover a…

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Cameron of Lochiel…

There is no feeling in the world like holding history in your hands. A piece that is centuries old… an item that has been held in the hands of a man well known in history, who bravely led his Clan into battle many times. When my 50th birthday was approaching, my husband asked me what…

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What do Past Life Memories feel like?…

I am frequently asked this. People can experience them in different ways, but for me personally, this is how I experience them… You know those moments when you step into total present awareness? It’s those times when you step into the right here, right now, and become so focused on what’s happening around you that…

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Soulmates Reunited…

Six months before Andy and I moved to Inverness, I had past life regression hypnotherapy. In that experience I saw a life lived with him prior to this one. It was all incredibly clear. However, it wasn’t just that experience that blew me away, it was the revelations that followed. I now know we’ve had…

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