Monthly Archives: July 2015

Our Grand Old Woman of Australia

Our Grand Old Woman of Australia

From Melrose to Adelaide Catherine Helen Spence an Amazing Melrosian Lady, by Elaine Henderson Many of you may have seen the plaque outside the Townhouse “Catherine Helen Spence 1825-1910. Australian Social and Political Reformer Writer and Preacher who worked for Children lived here between 1825 and 1839.”  Perhaps you have wondered who she was, what… Continue Reading

Full Steam Ahead to the Scottish Borders

Full Steam Ahead to the Scottish Borders

As many of you know, James and I were delighted when the Borders Railway opened in in Autumn 2015, it has been wonderful to welcome visitors to Burts and the Townhouse to enjoy a lunch and a wander round Melrose, or to stay with us for a longer visit. The Borders Railway has also been… Continue Reading

Melrose Festival 2016

Melrose Festival 2016

No sooner is the Borders Book Festival over than it’s time for the Melrose Festival, another big event in our summer calendar. This year our festival takes place from the 20th until the 25th June. The Melrose Festival is one of the Scottish Borders Common Riding Festivals. Each Border town has its own unique celebration marking the… Continue Reading

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