My fascination with Yew trees has neither a beginning nor an end.
Strirling Council Archives have kindly made open to all, photographs from Argaty estate, that were taken in the 1920s: After a fire in April 2011, Argaty House was left as … Continue reading Argaty Photograph Album
The A9 is currently undergoing work to dual the stretch between Luncarty and the Pass of Birnam. If you are heading north on Scotland’s trunk road let your imagination recreate … Continue reading A9 dualling: additional information
21st January 2020: I will no longer be a doctor. Aged 52, I have chosen to leave Medicine behind to explore other ‘schools’ of life. 21st January 2000: There was … Continue reading Tillyduke Schoolhouse
21st January 2020: I will no longer be a doctor. Aged 52, I have chosen to leave Medicine behind to explore other ‘schools’ of life. 21st January 2000: There was … Continue reading Over the hills to school
The days of the White Horse Inn, Perth, are numbered. This Inn was part of Perth before the first ordinance survey.
Woodbank Hotel, once a home, now a ruin, still looks out upon Loch Lomond:
The poet Tomas Tranströmer said: The following account of St. Columba`s Yew on the island of Bernera was written by Paul Greenwood: “Bernera is a tiny tidal isle to the … Continue reading St Columba’s Yew
This was filmed where a fine hoose used to stand in a woodland in Lanrick. The house was called “Dillot”. It saw it’s fair share of tragedy but was a … Continue reading Dillot
Mavisbank: Hatton House: Gladney House: Temple of Decision: Gartincaber: Rossie Castle: Auchtavan, Glen Fearder: Barnbarroch House: Meigle steading: Jerah: Straid, Comrie: Bishopfauld, Comrie: Edmonstone Estate, Edinburgh: Amisfield Estate: Kennetpans: The … Continue reading Ruins: by a ‘modern ruin’
On a beautiful April day we visited Barnbarroch House and estate. It lies just a few miles south of Wigtown in Dumfrieshire. We arrived at Barnbarroch somehow back-to-front and were … Continue reading An infinite avenue
On Monday the 14th of August 2017 Avondale House was deliberately set on fire by vandals. This has left me upset and sad.