Seton Castle

Seton Castle

Prior to the purchase of Seton Castle by the Academy for the Love of Learning in 2003, the northwest facing corner looked like–a mess! During the 2005 renovation, all the junk and the attached building on the right were removed. The catastrophic fire of November...
Wyndygoul Is Now A Park

Wyndygoul Is Now A Park

I hope that greenwichtime.com won’t mind too much if I give them a bit of promotion. Photographer and staff writer Andy Blye (Hearst Connecticut Media and greenwichtime.com) has updated us on Pomerance Park in an article picked up by Google Alerts. This was one...
Seton Rubbing Stick Fire

Seton Rubbing Stick Fire

Illustration from The Book of Woodcraft Just a short note today. I found an article on the online academic research site, The Conversation. Bradley Duncan, Professor of Engineering, explains the physics of fire making by friction. Seton enthusiasts will know that, as...
Congratulations Macbethad mac Findláich

Congratulations Macbethad mac Findláich

Witch Hunt from photos.com On this date in 1040, the future Scot King known to us as MacBeth defeated a rival boss Duncan I to become to new boss—for 17 years until he met the same fate as Duncan. There is always a faster gun in town, at least eventually, and you are...
The Flemish Setons in Scotland Part III

The Flemish Setons in Scotland Part III

Edinburgh Castle: JÖrg Angeli on unsplash.com If I have my geography even partially figured out, then, that part of Scotland bordering the North Sea, East Lothian, has been assigned a number of names: The Kingdom of Gododdin in the 500s (a Brittonic people of ancient...
The Flemish Setons in Scotland Part II

The Flemish Setons in Scotland Part II

gray castle beside river by Mathias Reding on unsplash.com Historians fantasize about getting their favorite characters from history into a room where they (the historians) can discuss with the characters (now dead people) what really happened way back when. Here are...

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