Drop of Glory

Rab Scott [1905-1979] was an orchardman in Bridge of Allan. Blossom mattered to him.  Rab Scott was my grandfather. In the picture below, taken at Drumdruills, he stands shoulder-to-shoulder with … Continue reading Drop of Glory

For my mum and dad

Please click on each image to play each short film on Edinburgh.  These films are for my mum and dad. Mrs Picken, an elderly widow, who day after day, year … Continue reading For my mum and dad


My uncle, John Gibson Scott, once owned Tower of Glenstrae in Argyll. The house was looked after by his mother (my Granny). The Tower has a wonderful view of Kilchurn … Continue reading 11.18

Ross Fountain

Daniel Ross , ‘Old Daniel’, was a successful gunmaker in Edinburgh: He also had a shop on St Andrew Street where the doorway stone flourishings, with his monogram, survive to … Continue reading Ross Fountain