Holyrood House Palace – A Royal Home away from Home

In The Moon Stealers and the Quest for the Silver Bough, the search for the Bough ends at the Palace of Holyrood House in Edinburgh. I like to use real-life locations as much as possible in my stories and weave my tales to fit some of the information that already exists about them. Here’s some… Read More

Exploring Edinburgh Castle – The Royal Tunnels

Edinburgh Castle was erected at the top of Castle Rock (an extinct volcano), during the reign of David I in the 12th century. Until 1633, it was mainly used as a home for Scottish royalty. By the time the 17th century came around, however, the function of the castle had changed to a military barracks,… Read More