sunshine is guid for us all

For more than a decade I campaigned for Sunshine legislation for Scotland. In 2013 I raised a petition with the Scottish Parliament. Given the need for consideration of a wide-range … Continue reading sunshine is guid for us all

Bauld Fergusson, lang syne deid

‘Bauld Fergusson, tho lang syne deid, Shamed o thae curs wir kintra lead, An hud the nous e’en yet tae rede, Brave Peter’s placard; Whiles MSP’s aa turnt their heids, … Continue reading Bauld Fergusson, lang syne deid

Linnaeo Posuit

I would very much have liked to have met Frances Jane Hope and for her to show me her garden at Wardie Lodge, Granton, Edinburgh.In the mid-19th century, Frances Jane … Continue reading Linnaeo Posuit

Spending a penny

Hands up (hopefully washed) those of you who can remember paying one penny for a pee? Last time I was in Waverley Station, I seem to recall that the going … Continue reading Spending a penny