AUTOMOBILISM

A film about Bridge of Allan’s first garage and Stirling’s first cinema. Music credits: [1] ‘Johnnie’ – Lost Prince [BBC production] [2] ‘Period Piece’ – Lloyd Cole. Picture credits: My … Continue reading AUTOMOBILISM

A poet as well as a gardener

I have been wishing to write this post for a while now. It is about the life of John Halliday who was described as “a poet as well as a … Continue reading A poet as well as a gardener

To speak our life as we feel it is a freedom

This film is by a Rebel Romantic and Antiquary. It is set in the the Hillfoots, the Ochils, the Carse, and Sherramoor. The summer is an imaginary one [my third … Continue reading To speak our life as we feel it is a freedom

Where recorded history has gone astray: Rabbie Burns

Rabbie Burns made two [recorded] visits to Stirlingshire.  Of these visits,  the most definitive account was published in 1899: Betty Black’s Inn. ‘PH’ bottom left, off Brook Street First OS  … Continue reading Where recorded history has gone astray: Rabbie Burns