lived experience

In yesterday’s Herald I came across this offer “compromising nothing more than a derelict farm and outbuildings”: As you can see it comes with full planning consent for demolition to … Continue reading lived experience

The land of lost content

My great-aunt, Sally Scott, died earlier this year just short of her 82nd birthday. By letter, phone, and later also by e-mail, we shared years of correspondence. Sally was such … Continue reading The land of lost content

Developments on the PACE trial

The following News feature was published in the BMJ on the 22nd August 2018: This was also reported in the TIMES, 21 August 2018: In November 2015 Professor Sir Simon … Continue reading Developments on the PACE trial

‘The mansion house and all its numerous appurtenances’

Lochrosque house used to sit above the shore of Loch a Chroisg just west of Achnasheen. It is not clear when it was demolished and today only the the stable … Continue reading ‘The mansion house and all its numerous appurtenances’

The Laird of Asloss and Sliddery Braes

A film about John Glen Parker of Asloss and Slidderybraes, Kilmarnock. This Laird was able to be completely comfortable with who he was. He put others first. His father was … Continue reading The Laird of Asloss and Sliddery Braes

The diary that washed ashore

Chapter 18 of ‘This is Not yesterday’: Alec MacCallum Scott (1874 – 1928) At 3pm on Wednesday the 29th August 1928 the diary of Alexander MacCallum Scott washed up on … Continue reading The diary that washed ashore