a year ago

A year ago I had a short stay in Aberdeenshire. It felt like returning home. May 2021: I had a short break in Aberdeenshire staying in the Aberdeen Arms, Tarland … Continue reading a year ago

The Lass o’ the Lecht

28 May 2021. ‘Hale Bopp’,  the ‘Pawky Duchess of Lost’ and Peter, travelled north to visit the ‘lass o’ the lecht’:

Giving up horses

Blackborough House was built in 1838 by George Francis Wyndham, the fourth and last Earl of Egremont. It was designed by James Thomas Knowles who specialised in Italianate architecture. 19 … Continue reading Giving up horses