A gifted pioneer

Of the folk that I would have loved to have met, Robert Louis Stevenson would be first. Next would be Walter Scott. At this “impossible table” I would include one other: Colin McWilliam. … Continue reading A gifted pioneer

Warriston Gates

CANMORE: Warriston House, 1st OS map: Warriston House, as it was: Apart from the gate, that is now in Drummond Gardens, this sundial is all that survives of Warriston House:

Drummond Place

The following account of Drummond Place is the work of Connie Byrom as published in this book: Connie dedicated her book to her husband John for ‘opening  her eyes to … Continue reading Drummond Place

Ross Fountain

Daniel Ross , ‘Old Daniel’, was a successful gunmaker in Edinburgh: He also had a shop on St Andrew Street where the doorway stone flourishings, with his monogram, survive to … Continue reading Ross Fountain