Just heard my blog on Monymusk was the @NtlMuseumsScot's most read in May! Thanks everyone :) http://blog.nms.ac.uk/2015/05/27/glenmorangie-research-project-monymusk-reliquary/ …

Just heard my blog on Monymusk was the @NtlMuseumsScot's most read in May! Thanks everyone :) http://blog.nms.ac.uk/2015/05/27/glenmorangie-research-project-monymusk-reliquary/ …

Jarlshof, Scotland - The Most Amazing Historical Site I've Ever Seen. Are you going to add this to your bucket list?

Jarlshof - The Most Amazing Historical Site I've Ever Seen

Jarlshof, Scotland - The Most Amazing Historical Site I've Ever Seen. Are you going to add this to your bucket list?

Decorative Vinyl Stair Tile Decals . Trellis Decor Steps Riser Stickers . Your Choice of Color and Quantity

Decorative Vinyl Stair Decals . Trellis Decor Steps Riser Stickers . Your Choice of Color and Quantity

Decorative Vinyl Stair Tile Decals . Trellis Decor Steps Riser Stickers . Your Choice of Color and Quantity

It is clear that the formation of a Pictish nation that united the peoples of Scotland was due to the arrival of the Romans.

It is clear that the formation of a Pictish nation that united the peoples of Scotland was due to the arrival of the Romans.

Jarlshof is the best known prehistoric archeological site in Shetland, Scotland.  It lies near the southern tip of the Shetland Mainland and has been described as " one of the most remarkable archeological sites ever excavated in the British Isles ".

Jarlshof - The Most Amazing Historical Site I've Ever Seen

Jarlshof is the best known prehistoric archeological site in Shetland, Scotland. It lies near the southern tip of the Shetland Mainland and has been described as " one of the most remarkable archeological sites ever excavated in the British Isles ".

Symbols on the reverse of a Pictish cross slab, known as 'Rodney's Stone', from Dyke Parish Church, Brodie, Moray in Scotland

Symbols on the reverse of a Pictish cross slab, known as 'Rodney's Stone', from Dyke Parish Church, Brodie, Moray in Scotland

How to take better holiday photographs

How to take better holiday photographs

How To Take Holiday Photographs Infographic by Sykes Cottages Some handy hints and tips on getting the most out of your camera for those all important holiday photos and beyond!

Keira Knightley as Guinevere ready for battle. I think that the Picts could have gone to battle in very light armour such as these, but in the case of the women, the breast protectors would've wanted to protect all their breasts, not to show them off. That's not the aim of a breast protector! Apart from that, it's realistic for a very light warrior.

Keira Knightley as Guinevere ready for battle. I think that the Picts could have gone to battle in very light armour such as these, but in the case of the women, the breast protectors would've wanted to protect all their breasts, not to show them off. That's not the aim of a breast protector! Apart from that, it's realistic for a very light warrior.

Ancient Picts - Pictish  warriors often painted their bodies with a blue dye from a plant called "Woad". The woad would be painted in different shapes, such as animal. They were very fierce fighters, and the Romans feared them. Sometimes Celtic warriors would enter battle wearing nothing but woad and a necklace. This necklace would supposedly hold healing powers.

Ancient Picts - Pictish warriors often painted their bodies with a blue dye from a plant called "Woad". The woad would be painted in different shapes, such as animal. They were very fierce fighters, and the Romans feared them. Sometimes Celtic warriors would enter battle wearing nothing but woad and a necklace. This necklace would supposedly hold healing powers.

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