This film is for newspaper girls. I grew up in Colinton. I was a paperboy for ‘JOHN MENZIES’. I also delivered milk for Bonaly Dairy. On my evening round I … Continue reading Newspaper boy
A quote from ‘The Rings of Saturn’ by W G Sebald. This is for Mrs Picken.
My mother recently showed me the current edition of Colinton Magazine which contains memories of Mrs Picken and her husband. I have often shared my memories of Mrs Picken on … Continue reading Memories
Last week I came across the above gravestone in Stewarton Churchyard and it stopped me. Mrs Picken was an elderly widow, who day after day, year after year, left an … Continue reading It stopped me