DUN BORODALE

9 IX 1773
9 VIII 2013

DUN BORODALE




Another “Danish” fort, why not? Boswell passed this on the hunt for blackcock, with Wildman M’Cruslick.


REMNANT

stonecrop


We ate our lunch on the broch. The old garden, which had been “plentifully stocked with vegetables, and strawberries, raspberries, currants”, was hidden in the pines. We’d a fine view of the Cuillin, through clouds of midges. We weren’t surprised their altitude appeared so much smaller than that of lofty Dun Caan.

The Errata of Ossian

for ‘marble’ read ‘gabbro’


Bibliography

 
Armit, Ian, The Archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles (1996)