True North

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Voice of the people

Last Thursday I gave a talk on the Orchards of Bridge of Allan for the Rotary Club. This was reported in yesterday’s Stirling Observer: This is the short film that … Continue reading Voice of the people

A most ancient place

I have recently come across this account of the ancient history of Drumdruills, which in my grandfather’s time was a fruit orchard. The etymology of Drumdruills is still being revealed, … Continue reading A most ancient place

No.1 Shrub Place

From No.1 Shrub Place, Edinburgh, a dynasty of gardeners grew. No.1 Shrub Place was where Melville Christie and his wife Jane raised their family. Melville Christie was employed as a gardener … Continue reading No.1 Shrub Place