Monday, 27 June 2016

Tour Scotland Video Building Weeping Window Poppies Balhousie Castle Perth Perthshire



Tour Scotland video of building the weeping window wall of Poppies on ancestry visit to Balhousie Castle home of the Black Watch Museum in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. This cascade marks the centenary of the First World War.

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.

All photographs are copyright of Sandy Stevenson, Tour Scotland, and may not be used without permission.

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