I would have liked to met ‘CLAUDERO’. He was a poet, antiquary and eccentric: CLAUDERO wrote a poem [sermon] about the destruction of Edinburgh’s Neatherbow – the spires, wetharcocks and … Continue reading ‘CLAUDERO’

Eagle and Henderson

One of my obessesions is with gates and gateways. The above gateway was designed in the 1840s for the Leith Walk Nursery of Eagle and Henderson: Eagle and Henderson called … Continue reading Eagle and Henderson

House of Biscuits

Aberlour House in Moray was built in 1838 by William Robertson for Alexander Grant, a slave-owner, planter and merchant from Aberlour, after his return to Britain. His niece, Margaret Macpherson … Continue reading House of Biscuits