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Scubi’s Scottish Adventures: Part 2

by Chris Brooks, Heritage Action. Day 1: After successfully transferring from train to bus and finally plane, I arrived in a reasonably sunny Inverness. It was about 4pm and after picking up the hire car I made my way towards the Bronze Age Clava Cairns, a short distance east from the city. On the way […]

Scubi’s Scottish Adventures: Part 1 – Travelling

by Chris Brooks, Heritage Action. Many of us harbour a dream of visiting far away places on a ‘trip of a lifetime’, whether that be to the other side of the country, or to the other side of the world. One Heritage Action member recently did exactly that, and fulfilled his dream. This is his […]

Meet the Antiquarists: Chris Brooks

Introducing Chris Brooks, otherwise known as ‘Scubi’. Chris has been a stalwart supporter of Heritage Action and the Journal since its earliest days. He famously documented his travels to the far north in our 2011 series “Scubi’s Scottish Adventure”.   Here are his answers to our questions: * What is/was your day job? I am […]

Orkney: another view

A couple of years ago now, Heritage Action member ‘Scubi’ (Chris Brooks) documented his ‘trip of a lifetime, Scottish Adventure‘ around the highlands and islands of Scotland, visiting many of the prehistoric monuments on the islands. And now, regular reader Mark Griffiths has documented part of his own trip to Orkney on his personal blog. […]

Heritage Action Review of the Year

As the year draws to a close, it’s traditional to look back at what has been, and possibly to look forward at what’s to come. 2012 was a busy year for the Heritage Journal, so join me as we look back and recall some of the highlights, month by month… January Our series looking at […]