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This stained glass window is one of many in the Cloisters of St David’s Anglican Cathedral, Hobart. It is a memorial to Charles Henry Bromby (1814-1907), Bishop of Tasmania from 1864-1882. The tracery window features lancet windows of Sts Alban…

Ulveflokk are a Viking re-enactment group based in Maleny, Queensland. It was established by Elizabeth (Hlif) of The Happy Viking store and Ulf. The group concentrate on the period 800-1100 and the interaction between Norse/Viking and Scottish Celtic…

Celtic Blood is the debut novel by Australian author James John Loftus, published in July, 2011. The novel is set in 13th century Scotland and the conflict between Anglo-Norman-influenced royal knights living in the lowlands, and independent…

As a young man, William H. (‘Will’) Ogilvie spent 12 years in outback Australia, ‘horse-breaking, droving, mustering and camping out on the vast plains’ before returning home to Scotland in 1901 (See Clement Semmler, 'Ogilvie,…

The northern Tasmanian town of Sheffield is known as the ‘Town of Murals’ due to the large number of publicly displayed artworks in its streets, especially on walls. Although the majority of the artworks are about Tasmanian, especially local,…

The Hungry Jacks television advertisement for their Chicken Minis burger opens with a jousting tournament on the ‘Isle of Shetland’, Scotland. A knight in full armour and helmet with visor rides a Shetland pony and carries a lance. The…

These photographs are of advertising for the Extraordinary Stories exhibition at the Perth branch of the Western Australian Museum. The signs feature a photograph of a queen piece from the twelfth century Isle of Lewis chess set found in modern-day…

A photograph of Carnimow Castle on Mt Lofty in the Adelaide hills. The house was built in Scottish baronial style as a summer house by the Scottish migrant Sir Thomas Elder in 1885. Now a feature in Mt Lofty Botanical Park, the two-storey house…