GORGET OINTMENT

I have had a longstanding interest in old pharmacy and chemist shops. This interest began in childhood! One of my earliest memories was from my pram: above me I could … Continue reading GORGET OINTMENT

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 friendship in letters

Letters, handwritten and sent by post: a way of communicating that has become more of the past than the present. The intimacy of a letter – as shared between friends … Continue reading A friendship in letters

A friendship in letters

Presently, I am reading the letters written by, and exchanged between, Robert Louis Stevenson and J. M. Barrie. In life they never met. Gosh, I would have loved to have … Continue reading A friendship in letters