‘Was exceedingly grand and terrific’

I came across this sketch of Rawyards Cotton Mill, Airdrie in the SCRAN archives. The way the sketch has been drawn, and the pattern of the windows, reminded me of … Continue reading ‘Was exceedingly grand and terrific’

The Well Hoose

The following account of visiting Bridge of Allan Well House is by Dr Murray Cook [as published in the Stirling Observer, 7 October 2020] The following images were taken by … Continue reading The Well Hoose

Tam o’Shanter letter

Burn’s Nicht 2008. Recital by Andrew R. Gordon:

The Echo of Friars’ Carse

Captain Robert Riddell of  Frairs Carse had built a small “ivied cot” folly called the ‘Hermitage’ in the Crow Wood, a secluded part of the estate and just a few … Continue reading The Echo of Friars’ Carse