The Muses claim’d him

At the edge of a field, north of Crookston Wood, parish of Heriot, there is an undated monument taking the form of an obelisk: The Ordnance Survey book of 1856 … Continue reading The Muses claim’d him

Two shadows meet

From the Book of Scottish Anecdote: This is a short film about my visit to meet with Henry Home (Lord Kame) on the 1st January 2019. Henry Home was a … Continue reading Two shadows meet

last of a long line

Yesterday, a guy-dreich mist partially lifted, and I walked from the ruins of St Lolan’s church to ‘Christ’s Well’: An ancient pathway that the A84 Stirling-Doune road followed. The ruins … Continue reading last of a long line

The Well of the Seven Heads

An old obelisk with a macabre tale has long stood by the side of Loch Oich in the Scottish Highlands. Erected in 1812 by the Chief of Clan Macdonnell, the … Continue reading The Well of the Seven Heads