The History of Leith

March 24, 2008

Visiting Inveresk – The story of Robert Wedderburn of Ja and Scotland

It’s a beautiful, peaceful afternoon with hardly a human sound in evidence. The bluster of the cold wind tugging at our coats is the only interference as we stand there outside historic Inveresk Lodge, on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

My guide, Professor Geoff Palmer, and I, two Jamaicans of mixed heritage, walk freely through the gate and into the front yard and then on into the garden of this ancient place, anxious to relive a significant piece of Jamaican and Scottish history. for more click here

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