Gartshore Garden Party

This film is about the gardens of Gartshore House, near Kirkintilloch. Gartshore was owned by the Whitelaw family. Gartshore House was demolished in 1955. Music credits: (1) ‘Scott Walker Revisited’ … Continue reading Gartshore Garden Party

‘The sweetest and most lasting of perfumes’

When I came across this Victorian advertisement – in the Kirkintilloch Gazette – for “PETAL DUST [as suplied to the Queen]” my mind immediately returned to Rachel [as a child] … Continue reading ‘The sweetest and most lasting of perfumes’

VANDAL

This film shares some of the history of Tillybin farm. Music credit: ‘Fix You’ [instrumental] by COLDPLAY Tillybin was Peter and Sian’s first family home and it was here that … Continue reading VANDAL

Tamrawer

Tamrawer, Kilsyth, where Robert Graham grew potatoes on a commercial scale. He was the first to do so in Scotland. Music credit: ‘Chasing the sun’ by James Ross