Ghoul’s Den

In the original Ordnance Survey book for the parish of Kilmany, Fife, is the following entry: [situation] About 7/8 of a mile S.E. [South East] of the Village of Gauldry. … Continue reading Ghoul’s Den

Around Scotland.

This wonderful painting by Siobhan McLaughin featured in yesterday’s Scotland on Sunday. I love the colour, pattern and scale. The painting is called Glen Muick. Glen Muick is one of … Continue reading Around Scotland.

Abergeldie’s gardener

Andrew Wilson [1807-1866] was the Head Gardener for Abergeldie castle for most of his adult life. Andrew Wilson was born in the Kirktown of Skene, a village most familar to … Continue reading Abergeldie’s gardener

At the Thieves Pass

In the CANMORE archive there is a photograph album that belonged to Isabel Asher. The album gives a tantalising glimpse of a holiday in Edwardian Scotland, including this delightful photograph … Continue reading At the Thieves Pass