This is how the ANGEL INN, Kilmarnock, was described in the 1858 Ordinance survey book: “A Second Class Inn, three Storeys high, Slated and in good repair, with extensive Out … Continue reading ANGEL Inn
25 January 2019. What follows are a few of my old posts and films on Rabbie Burns. Burn’s Nicht 2008. Recital by Andrew R. Gordon: The story begins with a … Continue reading For Rabbie
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’
25 January 2018. What follows are a few of my old posts and films on Rabbie Burns. Burn’s Nicht 2008. Recital by Andrew R. Gordon: The story begins with a … Continue reading Burns Nicht
A film about John Glen Parker of Asloss and Slidderybraes, Kilmarnock. This Laird was able to be completely comfortable with who he was. He put others first. His father was … Continue reading The Laird of Asloss and Sliddery Braes
I was in Kilmarnock on Saturday the 22nd July 2017 to explore Sidderybrae and Asloss. In preparation for a film about the Laird who first recognised brilliance in Rabbie Burns. … Continue reading ‘Through the dear might of him’
The story begins with a family sampler and ends with a lament. Our family sampler recalls the Black family of Mauchline, later of Kilmarnock. Eliza Black was one of Rabbie’s … Continue reading Rabbie Burns: Lucky at last
Today it is the 25th January 2015. Rabbie Burns was born on this day in 1759. My family have a story about Rabbie Burns. It is not widely known. In … Continue reading Turn again, thou fair Eliza!