In the middle of the Yew

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

BE BRIEF

This frontpage advert featured in several Scottish newspapers in June 1943. This was during WWII and in the very month that my mother was born here in Bridge of Allan. … Continue reading BE BRIEF

BEWARE THE FLY!

This poster was issued by Stirling Burgh’s Sanitary Inspector in 1927 to local shops and businesses: The stern language now reads as dramatic, but at this time the antibacterial effects … Continue reading BEWARE THE FLY!

No.1 Shrub Place

From No.1 Shrub Place, Edinburgh, a dynasty of gardeners grew. No.1 Shrub Place was where Melville Christie and his wife Jane raised their family. Melville Christie was employed as a gardener … Continue reading No.1 Shrub Place