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Yesterday morning I explored Silvermills in Edinburgh. Sadly, not very much of this once ancient village survives and the alchemical projects of James IV are all but forgotten. However I … Continue reading horse-rider-eagle

More of a journey than a gateway

I have been scraping our rusty and paint-flaked garden gate. This gate dates back to 1880, the same date as our house. I wonder how many folk have opened and … Continue reading More of a journey than a gateway

Architect recieves medal after 70 years wait

A 94 year-old architect denied a prestigious student award during World War Two because of his German origins, has been finally honoured. Born in Berlin in 1920, Antony Wolffe fled … Continue reading Architect recieves medal after 70 years wait

A day in the life of a young trainee architect

Hamish McLachlan [1920-2011] studied at the Edinburgh College of Art from 1937. His studies were interrupted by war service from 1940 to 1946, and he finally received his diploma in … Continue reading A day in the life of a young trainee architect