Monthly Archives: November 2012


November 11th, 1894. My Dear Lord Raglan, I am but a few leagues from you and your great house at Usk and travelling westward. However, I regret to say that I am storm-stayed in a small village on the border … Continue reading

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Three Essays on Scotland

Thin Places My wife and I have been wandering around the Highlands of Scotland. Yes, I went looking for ancestors—it seems the clan McLaren is one of the oldest in Scotland and not a few of us ended up here, … Continue reading

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