Remembering Ian and Malcolm

The 2022 Annual General Meeting  of the Dr W. H. Welsh Trust took place in Bridge of Allan Library on the 1st November 2022: At this public meeting, Craig Mair … Continue reading Remembering Ian and Malcolm

Tinkers’ Heart

Rab Scott, my grandfather, was a fruit farmer and kept several orchards in Stirlingshire. He used to reminisce about the travelling folk – “tinkers” – who camped on Sheriffmuir and … Continue reading Tinkers’ Heart

as if it were the only thing

Yesterday, with Sian and a Baird cousin from Rhode Island, we visited Drumdruills. Florence, who has been ‘Custodian’ of this farm and orchard for over 40 years now, was so … Continue reading as if it were the only thing

all the tired horses

all the tired horses : To play this short film please click here [1] Beyond the Strath – James Ross [2] All the Tired horses – Anna Calvi [3] She … Continue reading all the tired horses