Drummond Pleasure Ground – Stirling

The Drummond Pleasure Ground was laid out in 1862-63 by local evangelist and nurseryman William Drummond (1793-1888). Its centrepiece, the Star Pyramid, was built by William Barclay and a bible was sealed within an inner chamber of this sandstone monument when it was nearing completion in 1863. It is dedicated to all those who sufferedContinue reading “Drummond Pleasure Ground – Stirling”

The Needles

The Needles is a row of three distinctive stacks of chalk that rise about 30m out of the sea off the western extremity of the Isle of Wight, United Kingdom. The formation takes its name from a fourth needle-shaped pillar called Lot’s Wife, that collapsed in a storm in 1764. The remaining rocks are notContinue reading “The Needles”