Site of Core Stanes

The following account of Alexander Walker [1819-1905] is based on material kindly shared in the Glenbuchat Heritage Archive. It is important to fully acknowledege all credit to this wonderful archive. … Continue reading Site of Core Stanes

Arbigland’s Gardener

John Paul was the Head Gardener for Arbigland in the parish of Kirkbean. He died in 1767 and his tombstone in the local churchyard records that he was ‘universally esteemed’. … Continue reading Arbigland’s Gardener

‘I left this world’

John Mackenzie Bacon [1846 – 1904]. Rev John Bacon spent 10 years at Cambridge University (1865-1875), whilst there witnessed aballoon ascent – and vowed to make one at sometime. For … Continue reading ‘I left this world’

Solheim Cup [2019]

The friendship of all nations was just wonderful. The sun shone and Scotland was at its bonniest.