Braes of Doune

Thank you Ian for suggesting a shared adventure on the Braes of Doune [archive material below]. Ower the Braes: To play this short film please click here Music credit: ‘Somebody … Continue reading Braes of Doune

Woodside Hotel

The Woodside Hotel, Doune, has a special place in the history of both my mother’s family and my father’s family. My paternal grandparents – Henry Gordon and Florence Duncan – … Continue reading Woodside Hotel

Alive in the river of light

Peter’s films about rivers and streams [please click on each image to play a different film]: The brig that spans the Wharry: Lycidas [Lendalfoot]: The Devil’s pulpit: He spoke like … Continue reading Alive in the river of light

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