Umbrellas in Glasgow

The Book of Scottish Anecdote : I collect quotes on umbrellas from books that I have read. I once wrote this poem about the umbrella makers who lived at loinveg, … Continue reading Umbrellas in Glasgow


I collect quotes, from books that I have read, on umbrellas. It would seem that I am not alone with my obsession with umbrellas [and what they can symbolise]   … Continue reading umbrellas

I like this place

The words are from The Quarry Wood by Nan Shepherd

Can you make sense of this?

The inscribed stone, that once stood central in the Roundel, was removed to Keir Estate by William Stirling-Maxwell. The Roundel stone now stands in the grounds of the Smith Institute, Stirling. … Continue reading Can you make sense of this?