Canto 2

The following short films by Peter are about poets and poetry [please click on each image to play a different film]: Balansnummer [a protest poem]: I have written my heart … Continue reading Canto 2

Somewhere in the archives

Over the last few months I have been exploring the newspaper archives in search of material on Bridge of Allan. I started searching in the year 1800 and continued thereafter … Continue reading Somewhere in the archives

The poem that time forgot

In 1826 Robert Pollok began an epic poem. Ten volumes later, and not even 28 years of age, Robert was dead. His poem was called “The course of time” I … Continue reading The poem that time forgot

Fernfield

Dr Eric Dow, General Practitioner for Bridge of Allan, took his life on the last day of January 1947. He died by cyanide fumes in his home and surgery, Fernfield. … Continue reading Fernfield