Where recorded history has gone astray: Rabbie Burns

Rabbie Burns made two [recorded] visits to Stirlingshire.  Of these visits,  the most definitive account was published in 1899: Betty Black’s Inn. ‘PH’ bottom left, off Brook Street First OS  … Continue reading Where recorded history has gone astray: Rabbie Burns

Gunpowder

Filmed at Drumdryan Quarry, Cupar, Fife on Sunday 15th December 2019. Music Credits: ‘Motets’ by Johann Sebastian Bach. Dedication: to all fishes, fossilised or otherwise. [please note: the ‘Explosive’ signs … Continue reading Gunpowder

How oddly all this touches me

The Two Hundredth Anniversary of Darwin’s birth Written by Dr Peter J. Gordon, 12th February 2009 Published on-line here: http://www.carlukehistory.co.uk/gallery/stories_folder/Dr_Rankin_by_Peter.pdf Two hundred years ago today, Charles Darwin was born. Aged … Continue reading How oddly all this touches me