The Risk Ward

Since we came to Bridge of Allan, over 20 years ago now, I have tended my grandparents graves in Logie churchyard. I always stop by this beautiful statue of an … Continue reading The Risk Ward

Elizabeth and Ada [two girls singing]

This elegant angel stands in Warriston cemetry, Edinburgh. It was raised to  remember two sisters: Elizabeth Charlotte Turnbull who died aged 15 months of Typoid Fever: Ada Isabella Turnbull who … Continue reading Elizabeth and Ada [two girls singing]

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

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