Dr Alexander Wilkie Paterson

What follows is a ‘timeline’ of  Dr Alexander Wilkie Paterson [1822-1898] as ‘established’ from old newspapers. Dr Paterson was doctor to the inhabitants of,  and the visitors to,  Bridge of … Continue reading Dr Alexander Wilkie Paterson

‘The Great Globe’

Until I read Father and Son by Edmund Gosse I had not heard of ‘The Great Globe’. The idea for the ‘Great Globe’ was conceived by MP, Charing Cross map-maker … Continue reading ‘The Great Globe’

Who owns the land?

This image, as printed in Scotland on Sunday, 21 March 2021,  returned my thoughts to the Cabrach, and a series of films that I made long ago:

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