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11. George Keir Sr. (1705-1788) (Part III) - A return to Scottish roots

Welcome to the 11th Blog entry in this current series of articles looking at the Keir family from Aberdalgie (and Kirkliston). Recalling from part II ( 2,909 more words


Dash to Dunning in sun for tonic ... with a splash of gin!

Now Mothers Day presents my dynamic crew with a bit of a problem. There is the not insubstantial matter of a 140 mile round trip to see the “old git’s” Mum in Ayrshire – and this year the “old gal” was cooking to do a ‘meals on wheels’ treat. 994 more words

Classical music to Comedy to Opera...

The Perth Festival of the Arts returns from 15th – 27th May and tickets are on sale now!

Perth Festival of the Arts is an annual 11 day May Festival, founded in 1972, and taking place in the… 115 more words


Taking the plunge

There’s nothing to beat the adrenaline-fuelled rush of a new achievement or completing an activity that involves a degree of perceived risk.  That’s how I feel anyway.  765 more words


Loch Turret and Crieff Drovers Tryst

Another gorgeous sunny day so went for a walk to Loch Turret with the dogs.

The dam at Loch Turret will be the halfway (& lunch) point on a walk I’m leading as part of the… 55 more words

Local Attractions

Michael Bruce Way, Kinnesswood

Had a wee trip over to Kinnesswood yesterday, with Loch Leven stretching out below and the bulk of Bishop Hill and the Lomond Hills behind, this is a stunning location. 65 more words