Dumfries and Galloway

Dumfries and Galloway was a two fold stop. First, to met the incredible Mulhearn’s.  My dad has a friend, very good friend who is from Newcastle Upon Tyne, England.  His cousin, Tommy lived in Dumfries and Galloway.  I wanted to go there originally because of my ancestors connection to Morton Castle.   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morton_Castle. I arrived at …

Sir John Stewart of Bonkyl

I waited for something amazing to happen.. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingsman:_The_Secret_Service.  By the way I loved that movie.. and duh, it was Sunday, not even listed on the door!!! wow, they must have been fighting the bad guys….       Sir John Stewart of Bonkyl.  My Great, great, great, great and the greats go on.. grandfather..  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Stewart_of_Bonkyll.  DNA tested through …

Scotland

Scotland.  You will hear a lot of Scotland.  I suppose the fascination began as a child and manifested into  an obsession in my adult years.  Of course life kinda took over for a while but never, ever did the land of my ancestor leave my heart.  Sure, I am much more than Scottish.  Scottish, Irish …