I have recently come across this account of the ancient history of Drumdruills, which in my grandfather’s time was a fruit orchard.
The etymology of Drumdruills is still being revealed, but this account [from the Strathearn Herald, 19 December 1903] takes Drumdruills back to a schoolteacher called Macbeth Rex. This was the early years of the 13th century and Drumdruills was then known as Drumendufleis. It was the property of the Bishop of Dunblane:
Drumdruills has always been a special place for me. I have such fond memories of visiting my grandfather there:
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My grandfather, Rab Scott, was well known across Scotland. He drove a Series II Land Rover. I loved my grandfather. He was like a father to me. I called him ‘Grumpa’. I now have my own Series II Land Rover.
What follows are my Series II films [to play each film please click on a different image]: