HOGMANAY TRADITIONS

HOGMANAY TRADITIONS

History group volunteer Anne Monaghan discusses Hogmanay traditions as we wave goodbye to 2020 and look forward to 2021:   Who remembers when Hogmanay involved “First Footing” and all the preparations done before that First Foot could be welcomed in? Nowadays...
AUTUMN COLOURS

AUTUMN COLOURS

There’s still much beauty to be found in the October garden, as Bannockburn House gardener Margaret Pollock explains: Autumn is underway and shades of yellow, orange and red are claimed for this season’s colours. The pastel shades of the summer roses and the deep...
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