Windfall Cooking Apples

We have several old apple trees in our garden. At harvest time, Sian shares as many apples from these trees as she can. This year Sian has also provided hand … Continue reading Windfall Cooking Apples

The Well Hoose

The following account of visiting Bridge of Allan Well House is by Dr Murray Cook [as published in the Stirling Observer, 7 October 2020] The following images were taken by … Continue reading The Well Hoose

A most ancient place

I have recently come across this account of the ancient history of Drumdruills, which in my grandfather’s time was a fruit orchard. The etymology of Drumdruills is still being revealed, … Continue reading A most ancient place

BE BRIEF

This frontpage advert featured in several Scottish newspapers in June 1943. This was during WWII and in the very month that my mother was born here in Bridge of Allan. … Continue reading BE BRIEF