The Holy Island of Lindisfarne (celtic) is accessible only at low tide, twice daily, by a three mile long causeway, built in 1954. Holy Island was one of the principle centers of Christianity during the Dark Ages. In 635AD St. Aidan came from Iona and found his monastery. The Christian word flourished here and spread throughout the world. Holy Island is a center of pilgrimage, tranquility, and scenic beauty attracting multitudes of visitors. The jewel in the crown of Northumbria.
Edgar Maxence (French, 1871-1954) St. Therese, Oil on canvas Thérèse of Lisieux (2 January 1873 – 30 September 1897), or Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, born Marie-Françoise-Thérèse Martin, was a French Carmelite nun. She is also known as "The Little Flower of Jesus". She is often pictured with an armful of roses because of what she said on her deathbed: “After my death, I will let fall a shower of roses. I will spend my Heaven doing good upon earth. . . My mission…
+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+ Three-year-old Roderick Davidson from England dressed in a Scottish kilt and sporran during a visit to Scotland with Lux, one of the entrants at the Glendevon Sheep Dog Trials, Perthshire. 8th September 1954
Abandoned Buchanan Castle is a ruined country house in Stirlingshire, Scotland located 1 mile west of the village of Drymen. The present house was built in 1854 and the roof was removed in 1954, but it remains the seat of the Clan Graham. The walls of the house remain intact and are considered to be in good condition. Photo: found on abandonedscotland.com