Geology and Masons: Ramblings on UK Castles and their trappings

Two weeks ago I wrote a brief blog post for my lapidary club’s page about castles; how were they built, and what are they made of? When I initially picked this topic to work in conjunction with my club’s Facebook page, I had not taken into account my utter lack of knowledge about castles. I … More Geology and Masons: Ramblings on UK Castles and their trappings

The MacManus

I keep hearing rumors that Dundee has passed up Aberdeen culturally. The museums are better, the city center is prettier, and the funding for the arts is growing. Having considered myself an Aberdonian for the past five years, I was skeptical. I had no idea how impressive the Dundee collection was until I visited the … More The MacManus