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

A day in the life of a young trainee architect

Hamish McLachlan [1920-2011] studied at the Edinburgh College of Art from 1937. His studies were interrupted by war service from 1940 to 1946, and he finally received his diploma in … Continue reading A day in the life of a young trainee architect

Eagle and Henderson

One of my obessesions is with gates and gateways. The above gateway was designed in the 1840s for the Leith Walk Nursery of Eagle and Henderson: Eagle and Henderson called … Continue reading Eagle and Henderson

a woman named

Janet Carstairs: Footnote: From currently available archives, I have been unable to find anything more about Janet Carstairs. So little is recorded. The little that may be recorded is based … Continue reading a woman named