Playfair brought light

The architect William Henry Playfair brought light to specimens in jars. More than two hundred years later so did Kathleen Jamie in her book FINDINGS. I was born in Edinburgh … Continue reading Playfair brought light

Keir Gardens

Keir estate is a most ancient one. For centuries it was owned by the Stirling family but is now in private ownership. If you have traveled on the M9 is … Continue reading Keir Gardens

Time held green

Chapter three of ‘Repeats its love’: Time held green [1] Just last week whilst in Edinburgh for a medical conference, the writer spent his lunchtime rather unsociably walking over the … Continue reading Time held green