I promise different
subject material from the Scotland trip as time progresses, but I do want to get these skulls
out of my system - they've been burning a hole in my blog post idea list since I saw them last week while
The skull installments continue.
While I have a professional interest in skulls, I have to credit both Amy & Adrian in the fiber world,
and my DIL, Karen, for raising my creative interest in skulls. These ones from Orkney struck me
As some of you know, I just returned from a trip to Scotland this week. I went as a chaperon with my two youngest kids, on a high school trip to see some of the Neolithic, Iron & Bronze Age treasures of Scotland. While we were traipsing through cairns, brochs, castles and standing stone circles, we also saw the Magnus Cathedral, in Kirkwall, Orkney Scotland. In that ancient cathedral, there were wonderful old tombstones that had been mounted on the walls.
Most of those had great skull and crossbones on them, which brought to mind the wonderful
and creative Amy Boogie (King). Here's for you, Amy, with more installments