Lone Piper. There was a soldier, a Scottish soldier Who wandered far away, and soldiered far away There was none bolder, with good broad shoulder He fought in many a fray and fought and won. He'd seen the glory, and told the story Of battles glorious and deeds victorious Now he's sighing, he heart is crying To leave these green hills of Tyrol.
Ballindalloch Castle in the former county of Banff is known also as the 'Pearl of the North' and dates from the 16th century. It has had several ghost sightings including a bedroom in the pink tower of the castle which is said to be haunted by a beautiful lady wearing a pink crinoline dress. This ghost who was born around 1750 is said to be a relative of the current castle owner Mrs Clare Russell, the ghost is said to have lost her child when she was only five years old. The ghost is said to…