SCENE FROM THE BORDERS


A selection of photos that includes the old St Columba's site, the Eildons, Monteviot etc

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(source: Gerard Lenaghan)

The Conference Room, once the Chapel at St Boswell's.

(I have never managed to get the spirit level to work correctly on photos of the Chapel.
The results are ALWAYS lopsided, however much I try.
Spirit level malfuntioning on once-hallowed land? Spooky, eh?)


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(source: Gerard Lenaghan)


Unmistakeable feature, perhaps, but many changes have been made to part of the old College.

(And the supporting columns are real marble!)

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(source: Gerard Lenaghan)

This was taken from a third-storey room that did not exist in the old days, according to Mike Mearns and others.


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( source: Gerard Lenaghan)

'St Columba's in the fall'.

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(source: Gerard Lenaghan)

A beautiful time of year—when it's not raining.

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(source: Gerard Lenaghan)








(source: Gerard Lenaghan)

The suspension bridge that spans the River Tweed, known to hundreds of young Columbans.

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(source: Gerard Lenaghan)

If you'd like to do a spot of fishing in these waters it might cost you £1,000 a day for a good 'spot'.
No kidding—someone paid £36,000 for a week's fishing this year.
(Join me after dark).

 

More 'Border Photos' To Follow