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
Tomorrow I am going to the bookshop to buy the latest book by Richard Holloway: Stories we tell ourselves. Richard Holloway is a regular face at the Edinburgh Festivals and … Continue reading ‘Stories we tell ourselves’
The Tufty Club was established in 1961 with clubs set up all over Britain: The main character, Tufty Fluffytail, was created by Elsie Mills. Tufty and his friends featured in … Continue reading This is our TUFTY day!
A few weeks before the ‘lockdown’ I visited the cemetery in Tillicoultry. At this date none of us were sure that a pandemic was unfolding: unknowing of our immediate future … Continue reading ‘A lover of the wayside flower’