Jenny Nettles

A letter printed in the Scotsman, 2 October 1888: Earlier that century: The Fifeshire Journal, 27 August 1835: The Scotsman, 24 August 1839: The Fife Herald, 21 November 1844: The … Continue reading Jenny Nettles

A dry fountain that once gushed and sparkled in the sunlight

The very last day of 1911 [as reported in the Stirling Observer]:

A poet as well as a gardener

I have been wishing to write this post for a while now. It is about the life of John Halliday who was described as “a poet as well as a … Continue reading A poet as well as a gardener

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. .