At the beginning of the week I visited an estate near Newport in Fife that has just been sold. The faux-Tudor-Italianate House is dilapidated, and to my eyes, not attractive. … Continue reading The oval walled garden
I am fortunate to be a volunteer helping the Charity Green Routes. I do this on a Thursday, a day that I do not work for the NHS. Currently I … Continue reading Greenkeeping for Aberfoyle Golf Course
I feel most fortunate that I have been given the opportunity to help as a volunteer for Green Routes. This charity is based in the old walled garden of Gartmore House. … Continue reading Being part of something larger than ourselves
I have started as a volunteer helping Green Routes, a social enterprise and charity established to provide high quality training and work experience in horticulture to young adults with additional … Continue reading Green Routes
This is a film about Edmonstone house and its designed landscape. It neighbours the Royal Edinburgh Infirmary, Little France. My understanding is that planning has been approved for 173 homes. … Continue reading How many gateways revisited?
Amisfiled Estate, by Haddington visited by Peter on 16th May 2017. I felt like Charles Ryder or indeed Sebastian from Brideshead Revisited.
Chapter 3 of ‘Deeside Tales’: Rowan & Ash Lament – Bovaglia I expect this to be a difficult chapter to write, not because I am blinded by my love of … Continue reading Rowan and Ash Lament for Bovaglia (part 1)