BRAIN LOAN

Not far from Glenkindie, in remote Donside there is a marshy place known as ‘BRAIN LOAN’ BRAIN LOAN runs alongside Burny Gully. It so happens that my friend, Dr John … Continue reading BRAIN LOAN

A fine view

This lovely story features in the Book of Scottish Anecdote. I was fortunate to spend long periods of my childhood in Argyll. This film recalls some of that time:

‘Hill of the Resurrection’

On the south bank of the sea loch that is Loch Fyne, above Newton Bay, is a small summit known in Gaelic as: Tradition (little more than oral recall) has … Continue reading ‘Hill of the Resurrection’

When Ian explained this to me

I recently read ‘S I G H T L I N E S’ by Kathleen Jamie. It is as wonderful as her ‘F I N D I N G S’. … Continue reading When Ian explained this to me