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

Brian May and George Washington Wilson

In August 2018, Brian May, Queen Guitarist will launch a book in Aberdeen on the pioneering landscape photographer George Washington Wilson. I have had a long fascination with Scotland’s pioneering … Continue reading Brian May and George Washington Wilson

The brig that spans the Wharry

The Wharry glen is a magical place. The glen nestles between Bridge of Allan and Dunblane. Under the old stone Wharry bridge I wrote in chalk “That was lovely”. The … Continue reading The brig that spans the Wharry

Carsebreck

My great-grandfather, Wilfrid Lawson Gibson, was Surveyor for Perthshire for 40 years and had his office in Dunblane. His surveyors bookcase came to me and sits on our stair landing … Continue reading Carsebreck