Seeds of a Madness Flower

0 Comments Thursday, September 11, 2014 | @ 6:58 AM
Today is the anniversary of the death of Robert the Bruce - crowned the first recognised King of Scotland as an independent nation. He fought in many fierce and bloody wars (mainly with the English) in his lifetime, and his legacy was a strong and beautiful country, full of pride, and he remains a national hero.Being so far back in history, little is known about the details of his life - but my favourite fact relates to his parents: legend has it that his mother kept his father as a captive until he agreed to marry her! It seems there were commitment-phobes even as far back as the 14th century!Anyway, I thought what better than to celebrate all things Scottish today, and so here is a lovely selection of items that I ""...Old Edinburgh Original Watercolour Paintingby illustrarti

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