Suicide of a Captain

Last year I visited Thurso bay to visit the memorial to Captain Michael Atwell Slater [1796-1842] the hydrographer who helped chart Scotland’s coastline. Alas, I found that his memorial had … Continue reading Suicide of a Captain

The Lass o’ the Lecht

28 May 2021. ‘Hale Bopp’,  the ‘Pawky Duchess of Lost’ and Peter, travelled north to visit the ‘lass o’ the lecht’:

NEWE

A film about Castle Newe, Strathdon. This film is dedicated to Bettine Forbes and is given with love by three teddy bears holding paws together: Hale Bopp, Aloysius and Paddington. … Continue reading NEWE

Tamrawer

Tamrawer, Kilsyth, where Robert Graham grew potatoes on a commercial scale. He was the first to do so in Scotland. Music credit: ‘Chasing the sun’ by James Ross