The writing on the waas o devotion

On the second Monday of May 2021, my guid friend Rab Wilson, poet and lad o’pairts, took me to the old abandoned farmhoose of Cormilligan a small sheep farm in … Continue reading The writing on the waas o devotion

VANDAL

This film shares some of the history of Tillybin farm. Music credit: ‘Fix You’ [instrumental] by COLDPLAY Tillybin was Peter and Sian’s first family home and it was here that … Continue reading VANDAL

‘a useless and unhealthy puddle’

Earlier this year I put together an account of the history of East Princes Street Gardens which was primarily based upon the research of Connie Byrom: Recently, John Adam, a … Continue reading ‘a useless and unhealthy puddle’

Little Billy

Mar Lodge sits right beside Stirling Castle and shares its majestic view. It was built in 1817 and has a simple, yet pleasing geometry about it. As a house it … Continue reading Little Billy