Tantallon was built in the mid 14th century by William Douglas, 1st Earl of Douglas. Douglas left it to his illegitimate son, later created Earl of Angus, and despite several sieges, it remained the property of his descendants for much of its history. It was besieged by King James IV in 1491, and again by his successor James V in 1528, when extensive damage was done. Tantallon saw action in the first Bishop's War in 1639, and again during Oliver Cromwell's invasion of Scotland in 1651, when…
England, August 2015: The Lake District — Ciao Fabello
For Rico’s birthday weekend in August we decided to travel within the UK for once. The Lake District seemed a perfect choice considering its distance from the city and how much it reminded us of our summer trips to New Hampshire when we were living in Boston. We thought we’d be able to get some swim
Reflections On Coniston Water | Lake District Photography Print
A landscape photography print from Coniston Water in the English Lake District as the early morning light lit up the Lake District fells. There was no wind in the morning which helped to create a perfect reflection in Coniston Water highlighting the warm colours and the clouds rolling over the tops.