John Paul was the Head Gardener for Arbigland in the parish of Kirkbean. He died in 1767 and his tombstone in the local churchyard records that he was ‘universally esteemed’. … Continue reading Arbigland’s Gardener
The friendship of all nations was just wonderful. The sun shone and Scotland was at its bonniest.
In yesterday’s Herald I came across this offer “compromising nothing more than a derelict farm and outbuildings”: As you can see it comes with full planning consent for demolition to … Continue reading lived experience
What follows are a few extracts from this article in today’s Observer by Chris McGreal: