Tag: book

Joe Smith – Pitman, Pugilist, Poacher

Steve Smith and I have been conversing these last few evenings. Steve told me, “I visited Blantyre many times to see my Aunt Mary , Uncle Willie and regularly went to Niaroo to visit my Uncle Hughie along with my Dad James Smith. Joe Smith, (the father of John, Hugh, Joe, William, James, Terence, Daniel, […]

The History of Crossbasket Castle

I’m super excited to officially today launch my new book,  “The History of Crossbasket Castle” which also features a brilliant additional section called “Tales of Crossbasket”.  Written in Winter 2014, I had to stop editing the book in February due to problems with my eyesight. However, final proof reading has taken place by others and the book […]

Coming Soon. The History of Crossbasket Castle

 You may have noticed, I’ve never previously published many posts about Crossbasket Castle history. This was deliberate, not through lack of information, but because I was saving ALL the history I had accumulated on this amazing building and its estate, putting it in one place. I’m super excited to tell you about my new book, […]