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

In the middle of the Yew

My fascination with Yew trees has neither a beginning nor an end.  

Would you Adam and Eve it?

I was recently traveling through the charming village of Stenton in East Lothian and came across Adam and Eve!

Wall-to-wall wonderful

In May 1937 Charles Webster, Head Gardener for Gordon Castle, retired after 55 years of service: Charles Webster, who was born five years after this census, was the son of John … Continue reading Wall-to-wall wonderful