Old Gorbals

The International Book Festival, Central Hall, Edinburgh, Saturday 20 August 2022: Richard Holloway shared happy memories of growing up in the Gorbals of Glasgow. Voice-recognition-technology was  used to share Richard … Continue reading Old Gorbals

Gates restored

The gates to Edinburgh’s old Royal High School have been restored:

A short story of a long life

It was lovely to see Mavisbank featured in the BBC production ‘Scotland from the sky’. The aerial footage revealed the wow! Without Mavisbank I would not have met so many … Continue reading A short story of a long life

To become a ‘National Music Centre’

This is great news! What a wonderful act of philanthropy this is by Carol Grigor: For many years I have been part of a widely shared determination to see Edinburgh’s … Continue reading To become a ‘National Music Centre’