The Nor Loch – Malcolm Fife

First published in 2001, this updated version of The Nor Loch, Scotland’s lost loch refers, for those not aware of it, to the loch which once graced what is now Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh. Fife explores the history of this artificial loch, which endured for just a few hundred years. Originally formed as part of the city’s defences, the Loch was also used for more sinister purposes, such as ducking felons and drowning witches. Read the rest of this entry »