Faery Bridge

When I was a child my Granny used to take me to the Dunblane war memorial by the Allan Water which we crossed by the Faery Bridge. This reinforced concrete … Continue reading Faery Bridge

An essay on traffic

This short film is about Williamsfield cottage [and all who may have passed it by]. This cottage once stood beside the A9 [the main road North]. Williamsfield cottage was demolished … Continue reading An essay on traffic

Somewhere in the archives

Over the last few months I have been exploring the newspaper archives in search of material on Bridge of Allan. I started searching in the year 1800 and continued thereafter … Continue reading Somewhere in the archives

The Birnam Oak

My mother recently gave me her grandfather’s letter opener. It was made from the wood of an ancient Birnam oak. Wilfrid Lawson Gibson, my mother’s grandfather, was a Major in … Continue reading The Birnam Oak