The Picture House, Helensburgh, 3 August 2014

TThe Picture House, HelensburghHelensburgh is rapidly becoming a foodie destination and has many award-winning restaurants offering dishes from a variety of different countries.  Today, I joined some friends at one of the newest: The Picture House in James Street, which has a mostly Tex-Mex menu. Continue reading


The Helensburgh Cat

When I was a wee calf, I used to love listening to Murdoch the farm dog telling the story of Greyfriar’s Bobby, the faithful dog who slept on his master’s grave for years and was adopted, fed and protected by the locals.  I remember being so excited when I was able to see the famous statue in Edinburgh when I went over to my first Highland Show, and always go back when I’m over that way.

Well, Edinburgh may have Bobby and Old Jock, but Helensburgh has its own special animal and it is that tale which I will share with you today, as I think it is a lovely story: Continue reading