New Year – New Faces

  • Posted on: 21/01/2022

 Back to Glasgow  Jasper and I returned home to Glasgow on Monday forenoon from our charming rural bolt hole in the Southwest, where I epitomise gracious living with a rustic twist. Improving the Rustic Setting The theme for my doctrine …

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“ʼTis Sixty Years Since” – Welcome to 1962

  • Posted on: 15/01/2022

1962 is here and so are Muriel and Jasper and all their chums. Here we go for another year of fun together! A Nation Made of Tartan In the words of the great Scottish writer, (no not him, the other …

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The Letters

  • Posted on: 21/12/2021

The Victorians Have a Lot to Answer For Christmas 1961 is not far away now. You may well think that we Scots are not ones for celebrating Christmas. It is true that in the 1640s the “Yule vacation and all …

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Three Women Meet

  • Posted on: 12/12/2021

In early 1960s Scotland, life was as normal in the early part of December. Christmas preparation were low key until about the week before when the Tree “went up”, as is reflected in this week’s bit of fun from Muriel …

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