Voice of the people

Last Thursday I gave a talk on the Orchards of Bridge of Allan for the Rotary Club. This was reported in yesterday’s Stirling Observer: This is the short film that … Continue reading Voice of the people

for rhubarb

In June 1871, Robert Scott of Boathouse won a prize for his Rhubarb. I recently made a raised bed to grow rhubarb but the rhubrab will be for eating and … Continue reading for rhubarb

In Our Orchard

‘In Our Orchard’ by by Kieron Winn  was recently ‘poem of the week’ in Scotland on Sunday.  It really is lovely! Scotland on Sunday gave this background to Kieron Winn: “His … Continue reading In Our Orchard

Ruins: by a ‘modern ruin’

Mavisbank: Hatton House: Gladney House: Temple of Decision: Gartincaber: Rossie Castle: Auchtavan, Glen Fearder: Barnbarroch House: Meigle steading: Jerah: Straid, Comrie: Bishopfauld, Comrie: Edmonstone Estate, Edinburgh: Amisfield Estate: Kennetpans: The … Continue reading Ruins: by a ‘modern ruin’