Filmed at Transit House.
The poem is for Catherine Ritchie who was the granddaughter of the clockmaker. She appeared in the logo of her grandfather’s business as the girl standing on a chair to adjust the clock .
I sometimes wonder what it would be like to live in a time when we had not benefited from the imagination of others? Such as Edinburgh folk like James Clerk Maxwell, Patrick Geddes and Alexander McCall Smith.
Please note: this is a non-commercial film. All material is mine except for the archive footage which I do not have copyright beyond that of 'personal use'.