Memories of Blairgowrie

Ballintuim Farm Tullymet Ballinluig

I went to school at Guay Primary School - 1948. Teacher Miss Coombes. In my class were John Macdonald of Raer Lodge, my brother Iain Stanton of Ballintuim Farm, cousins Helen, Sheila, Muriel Findlay of Ballintuim Cottage. Picked spuds in a freezing October. Ferrcin hans sair back, big snows start in ...Read full memory

Memories

As a boy i would wander through fields and in water, go fishing, make swings was happy with things: Would roam with the dog slip on Algae green log, smell rain on the grass polish Grans brass: Climb dykes, collect conkers leap Cargills, I was bonkers, make carties with prams watch Salmon jump Dams: I summer pick berries six ...Read full memory

A memory of Blairgowrie by John Downie

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