Somewhere on the other side of the afternoon’s horizon

Peter and Sian had a break in the Scottish Borders, September 2020. We stayed in Kelso, at Ednam House. This is a short film.

Arbigland’s Gardener

John Paul was the Head Gardener for Arbigland in the parish of Kirkbean. He died in 1767 and his tombstone in the local churchyard records that he was ‘universally esteemed’. … Continue reading Arbigland’s Gardener

The Astronomer’s Garden

Tom John Moore (1858-1924) Gardener and Astronomer:

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: