GOTHENBURGS – NEW GLORIES IN NEWTONGRANGE

  Phew.   I thought I’d lost my photos of the Dean Tavern in Newtongrange, yet another highlight of my Borders Bonanza (as history will record it). Not that it would matter, as the Pubmeister did a sterling job of capturing its glories last month. Duncan’s piece tells you all you need to know about… Continue reading GOTHENBURGS – NEW GLORIES IN NEWTONGRANGE

PIGEON CHESS IN GALASHIELS

I can’t speak for Charles, who was oddly obsessed with Bathgate, but I’d really been looking forward to Galashiels, which I’d assumed to be the jewel of the Borders (a bit like you might assume that Wrexham is the jewel of the Marches).  It’s possible I was influenced by the knowledge that “Kayleigh” was inspired here.… Continue reading PIGEON CHESS IN GALASHIELS