Rabbie Burns made two [recorded] visits to Stirlingshire. Of these visits, the most definitive account was published in 1899: Betty Black’s Inn. ‘PH’ bottom left, off Brook Street First OS … Continue reading Where recorded history has gone astray: Rabbie Burns
An old landmark of Bridge of Allan: a white bridge that was painted blue. For Caroline Stuart Clarke and her family. .
I recently came across this photograph of the newly built Victoria Bridge in Perth. It was taken in 1900. This bridge was initially called by the locals the ‘Twa Gable’ … Continue reading Twa Gables
This lovely story features in the Book of Scottish Anecdote. I was fortunate to spend long periods of my childhood in Argyll. This film recalls some of that time: