That garden [on either side of the burn]

My childhood was in Edinburgh: first in Buckstone and then Bonaly. I have fond memories of a garden that once delighted me. This garden was on either side of Bonaly … Continue reading That garden [on either side of the burn]

A fine view

This lovely story features in the Book of Scottish Anecdote. I was fortunate to spend long periods of my childhood in Argyll. Here I share my memories of spending childhood … Continue reading A fine view

The VIKING Cinema

The VIKING Cinema, Largs, opened on the 3rd July 1939 and was closed on the 4th August 1973. It subsequently became a bottling plant and distribution centre. This landmark was … Continue reading The VIKING Cinema

‘Hill of the Resurrection’

On the south bank of the sea loch that is Loch Fyne, above Newton Bay, is a small summit known in Gaelic as: Tradition (little more than oral recall) has … Continue reading ‘Hill of the Resurrection’