Bell Tree

The First Ordnance Survey Book, c1865, Auchindoir parish, Aberdeenshire: BELL TREE: “A venerable looking Sycamore near to Druminnor House, having a bell amongst its branches, & which was formerly used … Continue reading Bell Tree

Shocking death at Bridge of Allan Station

When I was last up to Lecropt, and having time on my hands, I slowly wandered around a meadow of graves. I came across this one: Defaced by time I … Continue reading Shocking death at Bridge of Allan Station

‘Wild spirits at Gallipoli’

I recently shared a film that I dedicated to Private George Scott, 1/4th ( Border ) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was born at Ellemshaugh in July 1893. He … Continue reading ‘Wild spirits at Gallipoli’

Just for one day

This was filmed on Monday 2nd March 2020 at Ellemhaugh, a charming but deserted cottage in the Scottish Borders. Ellemhaugh sits beside the river Whiteadder. There is no road or … Continue reading Just for one day