Entries by James Christie

Rosslyn Chapel

The magnificent and mysterious Rosslyn Chapel. We visit this incredible site on our “4 Abbeys + A Chapel Photography Tour”. Construction on the Chapel began in 1456 by William Sinclair, the first Earl of Caithness. His original plan was for a cathedral sized structure, but he died and it was never completed.

Queen Mary’s Bath House

This is Queen Mary’s Bath House (in Edinburgh), and has been dated by archaeologists to the year 1565. Despite the name, there is there is no evidence to support the notion that it was ever used as a “Bath House”. The idea of Mary, Queen of Scots, bathing surfaces as early as 1776 in John Pinkertons’s […]

My greatest friend

This is just an iPhone shot of my very best friend. His name is Chaka and he turned 14 years of age on September 1, 2018. On October 9 I had to take him to The Royal Dick Vet and it was discovered that he had a mass on his spleen, which necessitated the removal […]