LOGIE

My mother’s parents are buried in LOGIE.  I still tend their graves. In doing so my thoughts return to my father’s parents who died before I was born. LOGIE: How … Continue reading LOGIE

Where recorded history has gone astray: Rabbie Burns

Rabbie Burns made two [recorded] visits to Stirlingshire.  Of these visits,  the most definitive account was published in 1899: Betty Black’s Inn. ‘PH’ bottom left, off Brook Street First OS  … Continue reading Where recorded history has gone astray: Rabbie Burns

Voice of the people

Last Thursday I gave a talk on the Orchards of Bridge of Allan for the Rotary Club. This was reported in yesterday’s Stirling Observer: This is the short film that … Continue reading Voice of the people

Kenneth Kaunda

I share Lord Steel’s astonishment that the Scotsman did not report the death of Kenneth Kuanda, Zambia’s first President. This letter, by Lord Steel, was published in the Scotsman on … Continue reading Kenneth Kaunda