Mulberry tree

When as a family we first came to Bridge of Allan, almost twenty years ago now, I planted a Mulberry Tree in our front garden. I have always been fond … Continue reading Mulberry tree

The Birnam Oak

My mother recently gave me her grandfather’s letter opener. It was made from the wood of an ancient Birnam oak. Wilfrid Lawson Gibson, my mother’s grandfather, was a Major in … Continue reading The Birnam Oak

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