PIPE Lane

A one minute film about PIPE LANE PUBLIC TOILETS, Portobello. Now Please Wash Your Hands! Muscic Credit: Gradual Inclination – The National Jazz Trio of Scotland

Mum’s the word

Sian shared this delightful account of a family trip to the cinema to watch ‘SCHEMERS’. It originally featured in the Scotsman, 17 October 2020

By late afternoon

Monday began as very wet but by late afternoon the sun had come out in the village of Bridge of Allan.

Vecchia Bologna

On Monday afternoon I had a walk up the hill and was sad to find a ‘TO LET’ notice outside the Italian restaurant ‘Vecchia Bologna’. It was here that we … Continue reading Vecchia Bologna

Isolation and sleep

This is one of the full-page adverts in the current edition of the BMJ [3 October 2020]. The Covid-19 pandemic has presented an unprecedented marketing opportunity.

Dunblane Cathedral reopens

During the lockdown I regularly walked the Darn road, by the Allan Water, to Dunblane. What follows is based on exploring ‘the local’ as widely as I could! A garden … Continue reading Dunblane Cathedral reopens

THERE’S MORE

A few images[observations] from the West End of Glasgow, Monday 14th September 2020:

HOME and AWAY

Yesterday I took Big Ted with me yesterday to Glasgow. I was not there for any reason other than to wander and observe. I was exploring the West end area … Continue reading HOME and AWAY

‘We’ve really missed you’

Ruban Rouge, 61 Henderson Street, Bridge of Allan is open again. This boutique offers ‘Women’s fashion from across Europe. From Classic to Casual’.  One of my Granny’s friends used to … Continue reading ‘We’ve really missed you’

The Observer Magazine

A few images, some with editing, from the Observer Magazine of Sunday 9th August 2020: