as if it were the only thing

Yesterday, with Sian and a Baird cousin from Rhode Island, we visited Drumdruills. Florence, who has been ‘Custodian’ of this farm and orchard for over 40 years now, was so … Continue reading as if it were the only thing

“Latter-day anti-psychiatrists”

My worry about a sweeping term like ‘latter-day anti-psychiatrists’ is that it risks including those who have suffered harmful consequences of medications taken as prescribed. [Please note: all the descriptions … Continue reading “Latter-day anti-psychiatrists”

Clock Manufacturer, Watchmaker, Optician

In his day, John Stevenson [1853-1927] fixed and maintained many of Aberdeen’s clocks. He also kept ‘regular’ the clocks of Abergeldie castle and Balmoral castle: The above photograph, taken from … Continue reading Clock Manufacturer, Watchmaker, Optician

a year ago

A year ago I had a short stay in Aberdeenshire. It felt like returning home. May 2021: I had a short break in Aberdeenshire staying in the Aberdeen Arms, Tarland … Continue reading a year ago