Youngest sister of Rabbie Burns

Reverend Charles Roger, Bridge of Allan, met the youngest sister of Rabbie Burns.  In his 1853 book “The Modern Scottish Minstrel” Roger’s records: “Having selected the Minstrels to be introduced, I … Continue reading Youngest sister of Rabbie Burns

The other record shop

The other record shop: To play this film please click here. Overall credit: Mayflies – by Andrew O’ Hagan Clip credit: MAYFLIES [episode 2] – BBC Scotland Music credit: Queen … Continue reading The other record shop

Mossgrove Christmas

The week before Christmas: Andrew and Charlotte: Andrew and Rachel with their Granny: Our dear neighbour: The King: Abergeldie silver: Big Ted: A clock [broken as requested!] from Rachel: One … Continue reading Mossgrove Christmas

because what mattered were the stars

Earlier this year, on a granite paving slab in Mossgrove garden, I pasted an old newspaper page with an image of David Bowie alongside a black star. This temporary art … Continue reading because what mattered were the stars