Playing with the Gird
"This view looks to the west along
Jamaica Street, toward India Street. The people in this
photo are too small for me to recognise.
Note the child with the gird, and one
of the streets residents sitting on the step. We always did
this in Edinburgh and still do it here in Blairgowrie on a lovely
photo was taken around 1963. The
van in the photo belonged to an old character from Loanhead.
He was known as 'Piper Thamson'. He was an old soldier who
made a living collecting cardboard for recycling, and collecting
the old wooden tomato boxes which he sold to the local gardening
Dave Ferguson, Blairgowrie, Perth & Kinross,
Scotland: March 15+17, 2012