‘SCOTUS’

John Gibson Scott, my uncle, was known to his fellow university students as ‘SCOTUS’. My uncle died on 7th May 2012. He was a man not without flaws [who is … Continue reading ‘SCOTUS’

A fine view

This lovely story features in the Book of Scottish Anecdote. I was fortunate to spend long periods of my childhood in Argyll. This film recalls some of that time:

‘WITHDRAWN FROM STOCK’

This is one of the books that Sian gave me for my recent birthday. Sian thought that I might be amused by the marginalia [evidence of past use]. Sian was … Continue reading ‘WITHDRAWN FROM STOCK’

11.18

My uncle, John Gibson Scott, once owned Tower of Glenstrae in Argyll. The house was looked after by his mother (my Granny). The Tower has a wonderful view of Kilchurn … Continue reading 11.18