Last Saturday, at Twickenham, Scotland played England in the 150th test. Stuart Hogg was the captain for Scotland and his shirt was embroidered with the the name of Francis Moncrieff … Continue reading Stitched-in-together
In August 1952 the historic mansion of Carnbroe, Lanarkshire, was demolished: Carnbroe had a fine walled garden that nestled within a bend of the North Calder Water. Beside this walled … Continue reading ‘Kick the sleepers away’
Extracts from the Scotsman review of ‘A swim in a pond in the rain’ by George Saunders: This is a film about a house that was called ‘Rockville’. It was … Continue reading ‘The reality of editing’
Have you climbed a MUNRO? Hugh MUNRO of Lindertis, 1856-1919, was a Scottish mountaineer best known for his list of mountains in Scotland over 3,000 feet (914.4 m), known as … Continue reading Have you climbed a MUNRO?