Alexander Marr

Alexander Marr  (1833-1916) was a Head Gardener for Bannockburn House. In 1867, his wife Margaret gave birth to their first child: Peter Alexander Marr was born in Ashmillburn Cottage, a … Continue reading Alexander Marr

Two shadows meet

From the Book of Scottish Anecdote: This is a short film about my visit to meet with Henry Home (Lord Kame) on the 1st January 2019. Henry Home was a … Continue reading Two shadows meet

last of a long line

Yesterday, a guy-dreich mist partially lifted, and I walked from the ruins of St Lolan’s church to ‘Christ’s Well’: An ancient pathway that the A84 Stirling-Doune road followed. The ruins … Continue reading last of a long line

Argaty Photograph Album

Strirling Council Archives have kindly made open to all,  photographs from Argaty estate, that were taken in the 1920s: After a fire in April 2011, Argaty House was left as … Continue reading Argaty Photograph Album