Ailsa CraigNot just an eye-catching landmark but also a nature reserve and the source of the granite used to produce world-class curling stones. Ailsa Shipbuilding CompanyFounded in 1885, the Ailsa Shipbuilding Company was based at Troon and Ayr. The ships it built included minesweepers, paddle steamers, ferries, and even a polar expedition ship. Alan McInallyNow…
How do we describe the environments in which we live and work? Beyond our urban centres a lexicon of adjectives jostle for position when depicting characteristics and conveying positive impressions.
I’ll tell you what ladies and gents, I am in my element. As you probably know, the ‘annual two-week heatwave’ came and went like a fart in the wind. But my goodness, wasn’t it glorious?
Whenever I see a cow (or should I say coo?), I always think of my mum. Not like that! I don’t mean it in a derogatory way. It’s just that Mum was brought up on a farm and one of her chores was milking the cows.
I have a lot to thank The Odeon for. When I first arrived in Ayr, it provided a place to share experiences with the newfound group of strangers that I’d be living with in the Halls of Residence at UWS.