All posts tagged: Scotland

Culloden horse

I sing of arms and the man, though it was me, a Scots horse, who was exiled by fate. They will tell you that this vacant plinth in Cavendish Square – in London, foulest of cities – once supported a statue of Prince William, Duke of Cumberland, commander of the British forces at the Battle of Culloden…

Scottish invasion!

Base camp: Russell Square. The Tartan Army has taken control of the area and hoisted its flags. Detergent has been added to the fountain, footballs are being kicked randomly about and the banter and beer are flowing.