dazed and changed and happy

Filmed in Mossgrove garden, Bridge of Allan, Friday 2nd July 2021. This film is for my mum.

‘The garden was looking glorious on a damp Summer’s day’

I was delighted to see this photograph of Little Sparta inSaturday’s Scotsman. I met Ian Hamilton Findlay at Little Sparta in 1992. As an artist and poet few other Scots … Continue reading ‘The garden was looking glorious on a damp Summer’s day’

More of a journey than a gateway

I have been scraping our rusty and paint-flaked garden gate. This gate dates back to 1880, the same date as our house. I wonder how many folk have opened and … Continue reading More of a journey than a gateway

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