Where recorded history has gone astray: Rabbie Burns

Rabbie Burns made two [recorded] visits to Stirlingshire.  Of these visits,  the most definitive account was published in 1899: Betty Black’s Inn. ‘PH’ bottom left, off Brook Street First OS  … Continue reading Where recorded history has gone astray: Rabbie Burns

TO HIS LOVE

Ivor Bertie Gurney (28 August 1890 – 26 December 1937) was an English poet and composer, particularly of songs.  He spent long periods of his life in mental hospitals. The following biography … Continue reading TO HIS LOVE

Site of Core Stanes

The following account of Alexander Walker [1819-1905] is based on material kindly shared in the Glenbuchat Heritage Archive. It is important to fully acknowledege all credit to this wonderful archive. … Continue reading Site of Core Stanes

BRITAIN’S SIBERIA

Fifteen years ago the following paper [shared in full below] by Dr Allan Beveridge was published in the Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. The paper explores … Continue reading BRITAIN’S SIBERIA