The world is a city full of streets

The Book of Scottish Anecdotes states that this verse was inscribed on an Abernethy tombstone. It is not clear if this is the Abernethy in Perthshire or the Abernethy in … Continue reading The world is a city full of streets

His suicide was likened to a library burning down

The TIMES review  of ‘A Tomb With a View’ by Peter Ross begins and ends with Shane Mac Thomáis [1967 -214].

In the language of Angels

Last week I wandered around Faslane cemetery: This post is dedicated to all those who lost their life in the accidental sinking of HMS K13, a steam-propelled submarine, on the … Continue reading In the language of Angels

Aldbar Castle

Aldbar castle, south of Brechin was demolished in 1965.