“The Great, Tall, Little, Small, and Insignificant”

I first came across Albert Ernest Pickard (1874-1964) after visiting Bannockburn House: a house with an ancient history, that not so long ago, was owned by him. When I first … Continue reading “The Great, Tall, Little, Small, and Insignificant”

The constancy of Coade stone

This is a photograph of my grandfather, Henry Mungall Gordon, in his home 75 Argyle Crescent, Portobello. I never knew my grandfather as he died in six years before I … Continue reading The constancy of Coade stone