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

A newly planted orchard

Yesterday, with several other volunteers, I was back helping Kate, the Head Gardener for Bannockburn House Trust.  I feel fortunate to be a wee part of this wonderful community endeavour … Continue reading A newly planted orchard