Hole Ousia’s graft comes from his maternal family who had orchards in Carluke and Bridge of Allan. They also made Scott’s jam.

MARIEVILLE

It is likely that you will have never heard of: I had not heard of it either. It once stood tall on Upper Bridge Street, Stirling, and was one of … Continue reading MARIEVILLE

BEWARE THE FLY!

This poster was issued by Stirling Burgh’s Sanitary Inspector in 1927 to local shops and businesses: The stern language now reads as dramatic, but at this time the antibacterial effects … Continue reading BEWARE THE FLY!

How is he, that gentle gardener?

   

‘such an ivory-tower bunch’

But there is another way to learning, as Patrick Geddes has shown:                                     … Continue reading ‘such an ivory-tower bunch’