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 #Thankyou Scott Learmonth Rug Bug Bennys Jackie Jobe Roasty Toasty

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1899 – 2021

Only if you can please give a shilling or a share ……..

#Thankyou Scott Learmonth Rug Bug Bennys Jackie Jobe Roasty Toasty

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1899 – 2021

Only if you can help please give a shilling or a share…….


The original cover of authors copy

Free to enter Competition over on our Social Media Channels…. #GoodLuck 

Sometimes Simon Kelly, #RePro & I have too much time on our hands with 📸🖼️💙🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🕵️

Photos by Ken Patterson 👕👍⤴️📱💻🖥️

But this was for our NHS to say #Thankyou

And to All the 

#KeyWorkers #FrontLineWorkers

Who kept us going…….. #LotsofLove from us All x 

#LifeaintalwaysBlackandWhite #HeartFailure #WeeShug #StaySafe 


#MorethanjustaBook #MadeinMontrose #WheelofLife #Fundraising


British Heart Foundation

Cancer Research UK

Diabetes UK


Mereo Books Publishers

Email any enquiries to

Or PM our Facebook page x 

Please note NO refunds due to costs and profits being donated to #NHS & Our Chosen charities.


Remember a Like & Share is as helpful as any sales.

#WeeShug   Teddy 19cm £17.99

#WeeShug2 Teddy 19cm £17.99

Plus UK postage from £5. 

#NHS T Shirt S, M, L, XL, XXL £14.99

#MiM T Shirt S, M, L, XL, XXL £14.99

Plus UK postage from £5.

Only use paypal/bonniemontrose 

Or Send order & letter, cheques payable to

William McHardy 
Bonnie Montrose 
c/o Simon Kelly 
Re Pro Design 
5F Commerce Street 
Mill Lane 
DD10 8BN 

#Thankyou Simon & Team and #PhotosbyKenPatterson 

#Bespoke #Handcrafted #BonnieScotland 

#PheonixHandCrafts with #BonnieMontrose 

All enquiries or PM or DM us on Social Media. 

Made for Scott Learmonth and team at #RugBugBennys #HumeStreet #Montrose 


Prices for these beautiful pieces…. 

from £69 plus delivery. 

Supporting British Heart Foundation, Diabetes UK, and Cancer Research UK with every piece sold. 

#Thankyou #GoodLuck #StaySafe 

WFM & 

Please Check out 

#Thankyou #StaySafe 


We are lucky to have some talented friends and be able to offer these unique bespoke gifts handmade to order approx 4 weeks depending on spec, size etc. They are stunning. Prices from £69 plus delivery. With a portion donated to British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK & Diabetes UK. #MoretoFollow 

All enquiries or for Social Media channels. 

#Thankyou #StaySafe 





Coming soon..

As designed by Simon Kelly at #RePro & William McHardy and with inspiration fae #PhotosbyKenPatterson we are proud to launch our merchandise. 

Not just for charity, but this time round we want to say a Big Thank you to our #NHS from All our Royalties.

See attached, and PM us for any order or bulk order price’s or email


#BonnieMontrose #MorethanjustaBook 

#Thankyou #StaySafe 

Kindest Regards 


Wee update and #Thankyou to Simon Kelly #RePro Design & Print, Montrose. And oor other brother Photos by Ken Patterson also in Montrose, Scotland

If anyone who wishes to write to us…..

Bonnie Montrose
c/o Simon Kelly
Re Pro
Design & Print
5F Commerce Street
(Mill Lane),
DD10 9DB


Any donations or payments for goods, please make cheques payable to William McHardy.

Simon or Ken will try and sort any local orders, or will forward to us here in Glasgow.

#Thankyou #StaySafe #LotsofLove


News & Reviews

Some Recent News & Reviews...

Montrose Bag Company Unit 7 Brent Ave, Montrose DD10 9DB Tel 01674 672657 Web:

Pops Robert T McHardy funeral details for yes, April Fools Day 2021, 1.45pm Daldowie Crematorium. No Flowers, cards or Collections, but if possible please support us through Dad’s #MorethanjustaBook and keep his dreams and wishes alive, supporting as many people as we can with every book and sale. 

#Thankyou #LotsofLove #StaySafe #MissyaPops 

Just for you Pops x 

#Thankyou #LotsofLove #StaySafe #MissyaPops 

Help the Homeless Glasgow. 

A wonderful and important group in Glasgow, carrying out vital & life saving work helping our friends in our community every day & night. 

CACE Cumbernauld Cumbernauld Action for Care of the Elderly. 

Cumbernauld Action for Care of the Elderly abbreviated as CACE was initially founded in 1990 to provide a number of different services which support older people in the Cumbernauld and the surrounding areas. Our aim is to promote the welfare of vulnerable older people and their carers. We educate and train everyone involved with vulnerable older people to improve their quality of life. 

From Left to Right (or top to bottom on a mobile)

  • Lovely message at a difficult time.
  • Pops Legacy live on through
  • Wee Will from the original Bonnie Montrose by the author WF McHardy, penned in 1899, about his son and our Dad’s grandfather Will William F McHardy. #Beautiful #MorethanjustaBook
  • A wonderful wee message from Marnie Mulholland & Phil Shaw after supporting and receiving their book & postcards. #Thankyou #StaySafe #BonnieMontrose #MorethanjustaBook 
  •  Moving message from Santa Claus in Montrose, regarding Dad’s passing recently on 19/3/21. Honoured to be able to support your fabulous community orientated work in Montrose, Angus. #KeepbeingYou 

Winners of Kids Poetry Brechin & Angus Book Competition Scottish poems

We donated the new trophy, and a couple of prizes to the winners of the Children’s Poetry Competition with Brechin & Angus Book Festival, run by Sarah Archibald.

Click here to read the winning poems

‘Here is some Boab wrote earlier’

We would like to thank Forbes Inglis for sharing Angus Whitson’s lovely article on Poetical Memoirs that give Bonnie Montrose and the author William F McHardy a well deserved mention.

Another update to mention our Photos adorning the cover of the Montrose 2019 town calendar and inside.
Proud and Honoured to have some of our pictures make the 2018 Montrose Calendar.

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Letters of Thanks

Please Click to view our Letters of Thanks from the Queen, David Cameron PM, HRH Prince Philip, President Higgins of Ireland & His Grace the Duke of Westminster.

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Article on Thursday 25th August 2016 in the Montrose Review Click to read | Click to read

Article in the Courier August the 23rd 2015 Click here to read

Article in Montrose Review Thursday 20th August 2015 Click here to read

The George Beattie Project – Click here to read

Scottish Field May 2015 – Click here to read

Umbrella – Issue 75 – Click here to read

Montrose Review Thursday 19th February 2015 – Click here to read

Montrose Review Thursday 12th February 2015 – Click here to read

Tesco ONE Newspaper Feb 2015 – Click here to read

The Courier Newspaper 13th Feb 2015 – Click here to read

The Courier Newspaper 7th Feb 2015 – Click here to read

Montrose Review 11th Dec 2014 – Click here to read

Forbes Inglis 11th Dec 2014 –  Click here to read

Montrose Review – Click here to read

Montrose Review – Click here to read

Sunday Express – Click here to read