‘Was exceedingly grand and terrific’

I came across this sketch of Rawyards Cotton Mill, Airdrie in the SCRAN archives. The way the sketch has been drawn, and the pattern of the windows, reminded me of … Continue reading ‘Was exceedingly grand and terrific’

‘GOOD SPECTACLES’

I recently had to go for new glasses. The impairment of my long distance vision began in Secondary School. The impairment of my near distance vision [reading distance] began along … Continue reading ‘GOOD SPECTACLES’

‘BUCKIE is coming out of its buckie’

Having visited 20 Main Street, Buckpool: I came across a building that caught my eye. On first sight it looked like a chapel. On further investigation I found that it … Continue reading ‘BUCKIE is coming out of its buckie’