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
In this category are the twenty chapters from a book Hole Ousia wrote in spring 2006 about his family history
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
allium and ferns in oor gairden
sweet peas (photos taken a few minutes ago]:
A few selected passages or sentences from ‘A room with a view’ by E M Forster:
A few photographs from London:
I came across this inscription recently in Kirkliston Kirkyard. The inscription of the man had eroded so much that it is no longer possible to know his name.
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.
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This field called ‘Craig Park’, near Linlithgow, I pass by on my way to work. Today I had to stop and walk through it.