Garngad House was William Drury’s private lunatic asylum, In the 1827 sketch [above] the spire of Glasgow Cathedral is visible in the background. In 1814 William Drury came to Glasgow … Continue reading GARNGAD

Mirror Writing

This is Chapter 6 of ‘Repeats its love’ my book on Mavisbank House As a child this writer could fall asleep whilst still standing (his grandmother’s chuckling reminiscence) and with … Continue reading Mirror Writing

The architecture of the mind

Repeats its love, Mavisbank Chapter Eight: The architecture of the mind[1]   After the Batty Tukes, there was a succession of Superintendents for Mavisbank (although it was still called New … Continue reading The architecture of the mind