Kenneth Kaunda

I share Lord Steel’s astonishment that the Scotsman did not report the death of Kenneth Kuanda, Zambia’s first President. This letter, by Lord Steel, was published in the Scotsman on … Continue reading Kenneth Kaunda

Stone feathers, frozen mid-flight

I recently read this book by Peter Ross: This is a deeply moving book written by a man who observes much of what most of us fail to see! I … Continue reading Stone feathers, frozen mid-flight

The sky belongs to us all

Mossgrove garden, May 2021.

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