William Leggat of Cavers A different kind of Statue in the Scottish Borders William Leggat of Cavers was a simple-minded lad who lived in in the 1700s. Willie worked at Cavers House, though he doesn’t seem to have been paid. However Lady Cavers is recorded as giving Willie’s sister “12/- for a new suit, 2/- for the making of it and 1/6 for a pair of shoes”. In other words young

The Poems of Will H Ogilvie Will H Ogilvie was born at Holefield Farm near Kelso, Scotland in 1869. His adventurous nature drew him to Australia when he was 20 where he spent twelve years in The Australian Outback. He became an accomplished stationhand, drover and horsebreaker. He displayed yet another of his talents making a name for himself as a writer of romantic verse of his adventures in the

Talla Reservoir A man made beauty in Scottish Borders In the days I used to work night shift, after a stressful nights work I often found myself taking off in the car to follow the route of what I call the 3 reservoirs (Megget, Talla and Fruid). There was something about travelling out of the townscape towards St Marys Loch – even this area felt too occupied to sooth my

A man goes in search of the legendary “Wallace’s Putting Stone” at the summit of Meigle Hill in Galashiels. Reputedly thrown at the English army by William Wallace.

A man investigates the site of a pivotal moment in World War 1, then looks at a largely forgotten, but hugely important religious site. All amidst the beautiful countryside of St Abbs/Coldingham.  

A man takes us on the emotional roller coaster of a journey that is spotting otters in the Scottish Borders.