Tinkers’ Heart

Rab Scott, my grandfather, was a fruit farmer and kept several orchards in Stirlingshire. He used to reminisce about the travelling folk – “tinkers” – who camped on Sheriffmuir and … Continue reading Tinkers’ Heart

Wintering wildfowl populations

In 2014 I visited Carsebreck curling pond. It is a very special place now populated by wintering wildfowl rather than people. I made a film but was never truly happy … Continue reading Wintering wildfowl populations

There’s no blue like a Giotto blue

An old landmark of Bridge of Allan: a white bridge that was painted blue. For Caroline Stuart Clarke and her family. .

‘Quote of the week’

Allanwater Chiropractic Clinic, Henderson Street, Bridge of Allan, has been happily assisting folk for over 20 years. Throughout this time, Dr Jim McGee has, every week, put an uplifting quote … Continue reading ‘Quote of the week’