I came across this text, as found, in the Ordnance Survey Book for Paisley. It made me chuckle!
I have been wishing to write this post for a while now. It is about the life of John Halliday who was described as “a poet as well as a … Continue reading A poet as well as a gardener
This striking design was commissioned by the National Trust for Scotland for Bannockburn Heritage Centre. Several generations of our family have visited this Heritage Centre. I believe that the photograph … Continue reading 1972: A design for Bannockburn Heritage Centre
In 1916–17, the Dug Out tea room was created in an adjoining basement to Miss Kate Cranston’s Willow Tea Room, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. The designs and artwork were by Charles … Continue reading The Dug-Out