Alexander Ormiston Curle (1866–1955) despite training as a lawyer his interests quickly changed to archaeology and antiquarianism. From August 1908 until February 1909 he set out to record all of … Continue reading The private journal of a wandering Antiquary
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This was filmed at Huntershall, A68, early morning of Saturday 15th June 2019 on way to Dandie Dinmont: This film is for Richard.
Alexander McCall Smith introducing me to Richard, Duke of Buccleuch at the Borders Book Festival on Saturday 15th June 2019: Alexander McCall Smith had invited me to film the rehearsals … Continue reading Keepsake
the Borders: village after village, town after town, warning lights flash advising: “CAUTION CHILDREN” [an important safety message] East, west, North and South you will never come across a sign … Continue reading in every direction from
I have been part of several generations to consider our latest wallpaper as the “height of fashion”. I have also lived long enough to find later generations to consider ‘our’ … Continue reading wallpaper
A special person has given me the opportunity to hear a Borders fairm-toun sing. I am going to take my mum with me as the singing begins on the day … Continue reading the fairm-toun sang