Somewhere in the archives

Over the last few months I have been exploring the newspaper archives in search of material on Bridge of Allan. I started searching in the year 1800 and continued thereafter … Continue reading Somewhere in the archives

A door handle with a label

I recently read Letters to Camondo by Edmund De Waal. It is a very special and deeply affecting book about this Parisian museum: One of the rooms has a label … Continue reading A door handle with a label

By the river Teith

Yesterday, we had a lovely picnic on a small pebble beach by the river Teith. This curve in the river Teith is very near the abandoned, and now most ruinous … Continue reading By the river Teith

ENDLESS Street

I came across this newspaper report of the sudden death of Dr Gordon by chance. I had been looking for details in old newspapers about Moss Farm, Lecropt, and just … Continue reading ENDLESS Street