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Border Life: 17th Century witches 

https://www.itv.com/news/border/2022-04-29/border-life-17th-century-witches-and-hidden-gems

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Borders Bletherings – Bite-sized

A bite-sized podcast before we head off on holiday. Listen on spotify, amazon music, apple podcasts, google podcasts or via our website https://bordersbletherings.uk/

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Borders Bletherings – Mungo Park

Mungo Park: African explorer? Listen on spotify, amazon music, apple podcasts, google podcasts or via our website https://bordersbletherings.uk/

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Borders Bletherings – The Gododdin

The Gododdin: a dive into the deep history of the Borders and their ancient people. Listen on spotify, amazon music, apple podcasts, google podcasts or via our website https://bordersbletherings.uk/

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Borders Bletherings – Darien Part 2

The Darien Venture: how the Scots set out to create an overland route to connect the Pacific and Atlantic oceans and what was the legacy. Listen on spotify, amazon music, apple podcasts, google podcasts or via our website https://bordersbletherings.uk/

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Borders Bletherings – Darien Part 1

The Darien Venture: how the Scots set out to create an overland route to connect the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Listen on spotify, amazon music, apple podcasts, google podcasts or via our website https://bordersbletherings.uk/

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Borders Bletherings – the Crusades

Christian knights, infidels, battles, Constantinople and an elephant – the story of the Crusades. Listen on spotify, amazon music, apple podcasts, google podcasts or via our website https://bordersbletherings.uk/

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Borders Bletherings – Pilgrimage in the Borders

Pilgrimage in the Borders – listen as Mary and Doug wander the medieval pilgrim routes and discover the realities of pilgrimage. Listen on spotify, amazon music, apple podcasts, google podcasts or via our website https://bordersbletherings.uk/

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Two Tams

The stories of Thomas the Rhymer and Tam Lin, come with Mary and Doug in this instalment as they explore the shadowy and definitely magical world of the Scottish Borders. Listen on spotify, amazon music, apple podcasts, google podcasts or … Continue reading

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Borders Bletherings – The Black Death

The Black Death, more accurately called the Great Pestilence, in the Borders: how Bubonic Plague shaped social and economic life in the 14th century. Listen on spotify, amazon music, apple podcasts, google podcasts or via our website https://bordersbletherings.uk/

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