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Well, look

Last Thursday I heard Shona Robison, Deputy First Minister for the Scottish Government, on BBC Radio Scotland. She was asked about transparency, truthfulness and integrity in relation to Scottish Government: … Continue reading Well, look


This homemade film is for Ella Rae (a dear friend whose voice closes the film), Catriona my older sister, and Rachel my daughter. Ella Rae died some years ago. I … Continue reading braw


In the University of St Andrews Photographic Collection I came across the Lady Henrietta Gilmour Photographic Collection and this particular photographic intrigued me. It was listed as ‘Nora Rintoul, Housemaid, … Continue reading Nora

William and Austin take flight!

This delightful photograph was taken in 1916 by William and Austin’s father in the back garden of  Cleveland cottage, Isleworth. Photographs of the Miller family have been preserved in  the … Continue reading William and Austin take flight!

Not Cary Grant!

The above photograph is of Archie Leech, gardener for Rowmore House, Helensburgh. The photograph was taken in 1894 [despite my best efforts I have been unable to find out anything … Continue reading Not Cary Grant!