The Rock

Clive Wright, the Makar of Stirling, wrote this sonnet: Rachel Fiona Gordon receiving her Dux Medal at Wallace High: Andrew Robert Gordon catching a rugby ball:  

Ruins: by a ‘modern ruin’

Mavisbank: Hatton House: Gladney House: Temple of Decision: Gartincaber: Rossie Castle: Auchtavan, Glen Fearder: Barnbarroch House: Meigle steading: Jerah: Straid, Comrie: Bishopfauld, Comrie: Edmonstone Estate, Edinburgh: Amisfield Estate: Kennetpans: The … Continue reading Ruins: by a ‘modern ruin’

It wasn’t the words or the tune. It was the singing

This is what I said to a close friend yesterday: “I am going to enjoy my 50th birthday party! I will be reading a poem “Two girls singing” by Iain … Continue reading It wasn’t the words or the tune. It was the singing

My talk for the Deeside Heritage Society

I have been asked to give a talk for the Deeside Heritage Society and will be giving this in Aboyne on the evening of the Thursday 19th October 2017. My … Continue reading My talk for the Deeside Heritage Society

The Muckle Inventors – Littlemill

Chapter 7 of ‘Deeside Tales’: The Muckle Inventors – Littlemill This chapter takes us to the life-blood of Deeside, for its capillaries, like the Girnoc, all flow into the silvery … Continue reading The Muckle Inventors – Littlemill