A poet as well as a gardener

I have been wishing to write this post for a while now. It is about the life of John Halliday who was described as “a poet as well as a … Continue reading A poet as well as a gardener


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