Site of Core Stanes

The following account of Alexander Walker [1819-1905] is based on material kindly shared in the Glenbuchat Heritage Archive. It is important to fully acknowledege all credit to this wonderful archive. … Continue reading Site of Core Stanes

VANDAL

This film shares some of the history of Tillybin farm. Music credit: ‘Fix You’ [instrumental] by COLDPLAY Tillybin was Peter and Sian’s first family home and it was here that … Continue reading VANDAL

BRAIN LOAN

Not far from Glenkindie, in remote Donside there is a marshy place known as ‘BRAIN LOAN’ BRAIN LOAN runs alongside Burny Gully. It so happens that my friend, Dr John … Continue reading BRAIN LOAN

An eccentric farmer’s tombstone

I came across this account printed in the Huntly Express of the 29th June 1900. It describes how an old tombstone was found in the chimney of the farm of … Continue reading An eccentric farmer’s tombstone