The Risk Ward

Since we came to Bridge of Allan, over 20 years ago now, I have tended my grandparents graves in Logie churchyard. I always stop by this beautiful statue of an … Continue reading The Risk Ward

‘The sweetest and most lasting of perfumes’

When I came across this Victorian advertisement – in the Kirkintilloch Gazette – for “PETAL DUST [as suplied to the Queen]” my mind immediately returned to Rachel [as a child] … Continue reading ‘The sweetest and most lasting of perfumes’

Secret of the Yew Tree

‘If we are on a path of initiation into the secrets of landscape, earthlore and healing, the yew tree can become a powerful heirophant.’ The Ormiston Yew The circular Yew … Continue reading Secret of the Yew Tree

PATNA within us

Four years ago, almost to the day, I visited this mausoleum. I was exploring a forgotten past. This mausoleum was erected by Dr William Fullerton in 1784 and placed at … Continue reading PATNA within us