Tag Archives: Waverley Line

A hint of Poirot

Forty six years ago the rail line that ran from Edinburgh, through the villages of Heriot, Fountainhall and Stow, then the Border towns of Galashiels, Melrose, Selkirk and Hawick and onwards to Carlisle – the Waverley line – was closed. … Continue reading

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Flowing water, Fallingwater

March, it is said, comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. Its entrance this year has lived up to the first part of that, the weather being mixed with bursts of sun through clouds, followed by … Continue reading

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