For Rabbie

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

Ruins: by a ‘modern ruin’

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’

The Laird of Asloss and Sliddery Braes

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

‘Through the dear might of him’

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’

Turn again, thou fair Eliza!

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!