Spring has finally arrived and so we spent a beautiful day in Kenmore, a small, picturesque tourist village on the shores of Loch Tay, distributing Good News postcards.
The village was built in the 16th century to house workers at nearby Taymouth Castle, and is now a conservation area. Visitors can enjoy stunning scenery, tranquil walks and boat rides and water sports on the loch.
Within the village cemetery is a very interesting memorial to the son of the Maharajah Duleep Singh. Duleep Singh was the last Maharajah of the Sikh Empire, who having converted to Christianity in India in 1849 decided to leave his homeland for Great Britain, where he became a close friend of Queen Victoria.
He lived for a while in Castle Menzies, near Aberfeldy, and so the Prince of the Punjab became known as the Black Prince of Perthshire. His first son was born in Perthshire on 4th August 1865, but sadly died later that same day. The memorial in Kenmore church yard contains 3 verses from the Bible...