The Wee Man

Walking with a Smacked Pentax

I have recently returned from a trip to the Scottish Highlands – visiting Paul, an old friend who lives there. I also took along Mackenzie, my 9 yr old grandson.

The Highlands are stunning, and we visited several places, including the large stone circle at Killin, and the amazing ‘Praying Hands of Mary’ stone at Glen Lyon. This 16 foot high split stone has people divided as to whether it is natural or man-made. Personally I think it is the latter – the base of the stone fits together perfectly – and it is probably Bronze Age in origin. But that is just my opinion. The locals call it ‘Fionns’ Stone’, after the legendary Scottish Warrior of the same name – who supposedly split the stone with his mighty bow and arrow, shooting it from a nearby mountain in an act of prowess.

Driving back home in the dark, we…

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