A dry fountain that once gushed and sparkled in the sunlight

The very last day of 1911 [as reported in the Stirling Observer]:

A poet as well as a gardener

I have been wishing to write this post for a while now. It is about the life of John Halliday who was described as “a poet as well as a … Continue reading A poet as well as a gardener

To speak our life as we feel it is a freedom

This film is by a Rebel Romantic and Antiquary. It is set in the the Hillfoots, the Ochils, the Carse, and Sherramoor. The summer is an imaginary one [my third … Continue reading To speak our life as we feel it is a freedom

The Risk Ward

Since we came to Bridge of Allan, over 20 years ago now, I have tended my grandparents graves in Logie churchyard. I always stop by this beautiful statue of an … Continue reading The Risk Ward