Turner and Loch Awe

Another interesting piece of British cultural and artistic history is this rather wonderful painting by JMW Turner – which I think now hangs in Plymouth Art Gallery.    Believe it or not we have seen many wonderful rainbows over the castle – luckily for you I have not yet been driven to paint what I … More Turner and Loch Awe

A poetic history – Wordsworth on Kilchurn

With thanks to a recent and very welcome guest (Rachel), we have belatedly discovered that the great poet (and poet laureate 1843-50) William Wordsworth wrote a fabulous poem about Kilchurn Castle which is reproduced below:  ADDRESS TO KILCHURN CASTLE, UPON LOCH AWE CHILD of loud-throated War! the mountain Stream Roars in thy hearing; but thy … More A poetic history – Wordsworth on Kilchurn