The Kist

This film is for Mrs Palmer. Patricia Palmer was the caretaker of the Tower of Glenstrae [one of the ‘retreats’ of my uncle when home from Africa.] Mrs Palmer, a … Continue reading The Kist

The Birnam Oak

My mother recently gave me her grandfather’s letter opener. It was made from the wood of an ancient Birnam oak. Wilfrid Lawson Gibson, my mother’s grandfather, was a Major in … Continue reading The Birnam Oak

It’s an inanimate object, but all the same it is a book-case

I recently inherited my great-grandfather’s bookcase. It’s first home was in the Dunblane office of Wilfrid Lawson Gibson, Chartered Surveyor and Engineer. The text in this image comes from The … Continue reading It’s an inanimate object, but all the same it is a book-case