‘Whistling Willie’, the LION MAN

Whistling Willie was a Perth eccentric who was renowned for his obsession with the Glovers’ Michaelmas dinner. Whenever he was asked, he could immediately answer how many days there were … Continue reading ‘Whistling Willie’, the LION MAN

In the middle of the Yew

My fascination with Yew trees has neither a beginning nor an end.  

A Doocot became a hoose

The pathway leading up to the Glentulchan Gardener’s House reminds me of one of the paths leading up to Little Sparta. It would seem that  Dovecot from Glentulchan was converted, … Continue reading A Doocot became a hoose

Tullybeagles

Colonel William Mercer of Aldie and Meikleour was clearly very fond of his Tullybeagles estate and had ercected, sometime before 1790, a white obelisk on  top of Craig Gibbon. This … Continue reading Tullybeagles