The Auld Gardener

John McGregor was Gardener for Dunblane. Today he would be called a “Council worker” but in his time his occupation was termed: “Statute Labourer”. John McGregor lived with his wife … Continue reading The Auld Gardener

HERE and THERE [in the Borderland]

Mossgrove garden, Bridge of Allan, 5 May 2020.

From Scotland to Siberia

I came across this headline in today’s paper [I have altered it slightly]. This headline reminded me of a visit that I took last year to Siberia! This was in … Continue reading From Scotland to Siberia

Teddy bears: from their window

Kindness

A selection of neighbourhood and newspaper images from yesterday and the day before:

Blossom

We live beside a 150 year old fountain that no longer flows and a play-park currently without children. A few pictures from this morning: the best blossom is to be … Continue reading Blossom