In the early 1900s, Norah Geddes was a leading light behind several garden areas created within the city of Edinburgh.
Greyfriars Bobby is a dog known to generations of Scotland’s residents and visitors alike. Here, in the first of a two-part feature, local historian, George Robinson, tells the story of the faithful friend who became so famous.
Local historian, George Robinson, offers us a snapshot of the life of Robert Lee, a nineteenth century Edinburgh doctor and minister…
Greyfriars Bobby Day will take place atÂ 1.30 pm onÂ Sunday 14Â January 2018 atÂ Greyfriars Kirkyard, Edinburgh.Â
The story of Captain John Hope and the Water Rats, as told by local historian, George Robinsonâ€¦
The journey from ship to shore was a steep one for mariners arriving in the Firth of Forth in the 1840s. To set their chronometers, they had to climb to the transit house, until Royal Astronomer, Charles Piazzi Smyth, suggested a time ball be set up on the turret of the Nelson Monument.