Monday, 16 April 2012

Mondays Meanderings.


Just look at this amazing poster, advertising See Scotland by Train.  The silhouettes of the buildings and the beach are still there, and I think the building, on the left, could be the Beach Cafe, which is also still there.



My second daughter works at the newly refurbished Museum in Edinburgh and sent me this.


Right, more history.



During the late Neolithic and early Bronze Age, a large number of, usually circular, burial mounds were erected in prominent locations to intern important members of the community. The rites of inhumation (in short, stone-lined cist graves), and cremation (in large pottery urns), were practised.  Aberdeenshire Council.

This one is huge, and is the remaining one of three, at Memsie, not far from here.





The picture below gives a better idea of the size as you can see the house behind it.


Nice view!

This morning's deer via the DP.


And as lambing continues apace some more aww pictures (and dreams of mint sauce Penny.)



I'll just meander along to the bottle of wine.

4 comments:

lily said...

That poster is fabulous Jill........not so keen on those huge burial mounds though, as you say not a pretty view to have from your kitchen window.

Thanks for your comment on Thomas's shirt.........sewing for little ones is so much easier than sewing for myself.x

Mum said...

I don't think I'd like that great big mound of stones outside my house. Rather a big rockery. Perhaps they could plant it up, it might look better!
Love from Mum
xx

Christine Laennec said...

That's a fantastic poster. I wonder if it's really true that summers were sunnier and warmer a hundred years or so ago?

Daughter #2 said...

That poster was a for your eyes only one as I really should've told myself off for taking pictures in the exhibition! Too late now...