Arbroath 700 Years on

Hi all 😁 Today marks the 700th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Arbroath, a letter sent to the Pope on 6th April 1320, declaring Scotland as an independant nation. Many of us were intending visiting this historic town today to mark the occasion & on Saturday to march for independance for Scotland. … Continue reading Arbroath 700 Years on

Sculpture Saturday Week 6 — Declaration of Arbroath Statue

Hi all 😁 My entry for chasingamemory's Sculpture Saturday challenge. The Declaration of Arbroath statue stands on the main road into Arbroath. The two figures on the plinth are Bernard, Abbot of Arbroath, who in April 1320 oversaw the drafting of the declaration, and Robert β€œThe Bruce”, King of Scots.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge — Old Paper, New Book

Hi all 😁 this is my entry for CFFC: Books and Paper. Old Paper This is a letter from King Robert I of Scotland (Robert The Bruce), sent in 1320 to Pope John XXII and became known as The Declaration of Arbroath. Declaration of Arbroath New Book Kindle on iPad

Butterflies And A Lot Of Dahlias

Whilst taking some photos of the fantastic floral display, mostly dahlias, around the Declaration Of Arbroath statue in Arbroath, a couple of butterflies kept getting in on the action. Statue of Declaration of Arbroath Red Admiral Butterfly Peacock Butterfly