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greengalloway · 2d ago

The Galloway Viking Hoard -a footnote to failure

From the 2016 Treasure Trove Code of PracticeFirst, an apology. The following is a pretty dense and complex post which looks in minute detail at the reasons why-as I conclude- there was neve...
greengalloway · 1M ago

Dumfries and Galloway Viking Saga Trail

Vikings in the landscape and in history.Map Key1. Kilmorie Cross, Kirkcolm- Viking/ Christian carved cross.2. Ruthwell Cross- Anglo-Saxon cross with runic inscription.3. Nithsdale Cross- Ang...
greengalloway · 2M ago

History and the Galloway Viking Hoard

The complex Norse/Christian symbolism of the Kilmorie Cross from near Stranraer in Galloway .Reblogged from http://www.gallowayvikinghoard.com/about/The View from a Leading Scottish Historia...
greengalloway · 2M ago

Fighting for a Viking Hoard

http://www.gallowayvikinghoard.com/"To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, to throw a perfume on the violet, to smooth the ice, or add another hue unto the rainbow, or with taper-light to ...
greengalloway · 3M ago

Brexit and Free Trade- Lesson from History

Free Trade Hall, Manchester built 1853-6Once upon a time the United Kingdom was the richest and most powerful country in the world. It was rich and powerful because it was the first country ...
greengalloway · 5M ago

The Railway Footpath- a Very Lengthy Saga

Train approaching Castle Douglas. My parent's house marked X.Golf course on left, sewage works on rightPart One- the 1960s and 1970s.I was brought up with the sound of steam trains and railw...
greengalloway · 6M ago

Anarcho-Punk as Militant Liberalism Part Two 1995

Anti-Criminal Justice Bill Hyde Park 1994This is a longer critique of anarcho-punk than the Anarchist Workers Group one posted in Part One. However it also describes anarcho-punk as ‘militan...
greengalloway · 6M ago

Anarcho-Punk as Militant Liberalism Part One

Stop the City 1983In 2008 I found and posted a critique of anarcho-punk written by the Anarchist Workers Group in 1989. The same  post included this short section from a critique of anarcho-...
greengalloway · 6M ago

Brexit, Crown Prerogative and Popular Sovereignty

Revolutionary Spanish Tram SystemIt wasn’t meant to be like this.What was meant to happen was that having seen off a threat by the Scots to break away from the United Kingdom in September 20...
greengalloway · 6M ago

No Future In The British Dream

We have fed the heart on fantasies, The heart's grown brutal from the fare Britishness/ British identity was originally a product of James VI and I attempt to unite the kingdoms of England, ...