Tag Archives: Scotland

Isobel at the Shore of Bucaidh

Isobel at the Shore of Bucaidh by Stephen Robert Kuta

Poem inspired by the life of my 6x great-grandparents. Isobel at the Shore of Bucaidh To you who’d read my songs of devotion And only hear of pain and rage. There is but a story of true emotion From the dust of history in a forgotten age. Standing fine upon the rocks n’ broken shell …

Culloden Moor

The Battle of Culloden was the final confrontation of the Jacobite rising of 1745, a battle fought on the 16th April 1746. (The last battle fought on English/Scottish soil.) A few of my ancestors were present on this field of battle (the Scottish side) some fell and my 7th great-grandfather James Gordon Esq of Cobairdy …

Come with me, my bonnie lad