I recently read ‘The Fall’ by Albert Camus. It is about the demise of a narcissitic lawyer who ends up loathing himself. Several of the passages returned my thoughts to … Continue reading The Fall
I have this odd fascination with road signs. They often collect around the Nineveh fountain. Sometimes they even seem to suggest some sort of metaphor?!
It was while researching ‘Peter the puggled gardener’ that I came across a reference to this ‘GRAFFITO’. It is of a galley inscribed on a natural rock above Loch Creran … Continue reading GRAFFITO
Colonel William Mercer of Aldie and Meikleour was clearly very fond of his Tullybeagles estate and had ercected, sometime before 1790, a white obelisk on top of Craig Gibbon. This … Continue reading Tullybeagles
I visited Little Tullybelton last Sunday [5th July 2020]. I found a forlorn scene. Detritus surrounded the abandoned farm of Little Tullybelton. The smell of degrading waste was overwhelming. The … Continue reading I have written my heart in my poems
On Sunday 5th July 2020 I climbed Craig Gibbon to the obelisk on top. This obelisk was erected by Colonel William Mercer of Aldie and Meikleour. In his time it … Continue reading You are HERE.
A short film about Apollo’s Temple, in the grounds of Taymouth Castle. It is in a perilous state. Visited by Peter on the 3rd July 2020. Music credit: Apocalyptica cover … Continue reading Apollo’s Temple
On Friday 3rd July 2020, the first day that the Covid-19 ‘5 mile limit’ had been lifted, I chose to explore Strathbraan in Perthshire. The day was wet and the … Continue reading DISCOVERY and EXCAVATION in Scotland
As a wee boy I was taken by my Granny to a theatre in Edinburgh to see a production of ‘Peter Pan’. Since then I have been fascinated with shadows. … Continue reading Very old tonight
A visit to Einburgh, Monday 6 July 2020: