In this category are the twenty chapters from a book Hole Ousia wrote in spring 2006 about his family history

Mulberry tree

When as a family we first came to Bridge of Allan, almost twenty years ago now, I planted a Mulberry Tree in our front garden. I have always been fond … Continue reading Mulberry tree

Canto One

This is from life, I was there: exploring secrets hidden behind shapes, colours and scents – the smell of that philadelphus, god almighty! In Canto One I lived on, flew … Continue reading Canto One

How is he, that gentle gardener?

   

A room with a view

A few selected passages or sentences from ‘A room with a view’ by E M Forster:

‘Construct Your Own Concrete Capital’

A few photographs from London:

50 years a gardener

I came across this much broken and worn tombstone in Kirkliston Kirkyard. I believe it commemorates Alexander Gibson who was 50 years a gardener at Newliston House.