Cabrach Telephone Box

This photograph of the Cabrach Telephone Box featured in the Scotsman, 11 February 2021. When we lived at Tillybin, Aberdeenshire, there was a red telephone box at the road end. … Continue reading Cabrach Telephone Box

Theatrical Excitement in Edinburgh

The above is from the Book of Scottish Anecdote. I made this film about Scotland’s first theatre: The Book of Scottish Anecdote gives this account of the Theatre in Shakespeare … Continue reading Theatrical Excitement in Edinburgh

Shakespeare Square

Between 1769 and 1860 Edinburgh’s Theatre Royal was the focus of Shakespeare Square [a Square that was removed long ago to make way for the North Bridge and the Victorian … Continue reading Shakespeare Square

“Golden Nap”

It is not recorded when sap stopped rising in this ‘Veteran Pear Tree’. It grew in the orchard of our family, in the charming village of Blairlogie. The above description … Continue reading “Golden Nap”