Umbrellas in Glasgow

The Book of Scottish Anecdote also shares this: I collect quotes on umbrellas from books that I have read. I once wrote this poem about the umbrella makers who lived … Continue reading Umbrellas in Glasgow

The world is a city full of streets

The Book of Scottish Anecdotes states that this verse was inscribed on an Abernethy tombstone. It is not clear if this is the Abernethy in Perthshire or the Abernethy in … Continue reading The world is a city full of streets

They were dressed in green

From the Book of Scottish Anecdote: Not so long ago I made this film which I dedicated to Alexander Mccall Smith: [Filmed at the Mains of Ulbster with Sian, on … Continue reading They were dressed in green

Stockwell Street

The Book of Scottish Anecdote shares this story: If you look again at the [above] Victorian photograph of Stockwell Street, you will see that the road leading from it is … Continue reading Stockwell Street