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A SCOTTISH TOUR

A SCOTTISH TOUR By Scottish Andrew  http://www.lulu.com/shop/andrew-hennessey/a-tour-of-scotland/hardcover/product-21302995.html;jsessionid=820B347BD2365004231B7C93BED0E17F?showPreview=true SALTIRE   Born in a dream of Scottish unity St Andrew promises victory With impunity Over the massed English foes At Athelstaneford And in the morn A nation was born As the cloudy cross Stretched in the blue sky Above the battle That decreed the Apostle Was for … Continue reading

The Holy Spirit with the early Celtic Saints

THE LIFE OF ST KENTIGERN from THE BOOK OF GLASGOW CATHEDRAL, GLASGOW, 1898,  Meanwhile, during Kentigern’s absence from Glasgow, the people of that neighbourhood relapsed into paganism, and, at the same time, it is to be gathered, the kingdom fell into confusion. Reading between the lines, it is evident that the strife of the period … Continue reading

The Mystery of the Scottish Wild Geese

My first introduction to anything Irish and goose-like took place in the folk music sessions of Edinburgh in the 1980’s in bars like the Royal Oak and this led to many late night music parties behind closed doors. It was there that I was first introduced to the idea that folk culture could be a … Continue reading

Scottish Andrew’s New Websites 2013

The New Stargate Edinburgh Tours website is Now live. http://www.stargateedinburgh.com My Scottish ceilidh band called the Wild Geese has a new website at: http://www.wildgeese.biz And my Music pages are up at Scottishsoundscapes.com http://www.scottishsoundscapes.com More to follow soon

Andrew Hennessey – Biography

Andrew Hennessey, are you a scientist, a folklorist?  What are you exactly?  I can best describe myself as a researcher and archivist of oral and visual UFO phenomena and paranormal activity in Scotland, especially in the Edinburgh area.  I also investigate folklore accounts, as not only are these interesting, they often provide the oral tradition … Continue reading

STARTAN – THE TARTAN REVOLUTION

STARTAN – THE TARTAN REVOLUTION STARTAN – THE TARTAN REVOLUTION Andrew Hennessey Tartan has a colourful history. Tartan from other epochs has been found inside the ancient funereal works of Chinese Turkestan in the northern provinces of the Tarim basin at Hami in the 1200BC burials of a red haired proto-Celtic people, [Barber, EW, 2000AD]. … Continue reading

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