Peter’s Declaration

I have been updating my OMPHALOS films and have added this film from June 2019. At this Whistleblowing Event for NHS Scotland [though I prefer the term ‘Freedom to Speak … Continue reading Peter’s Declaration

Two years ago

Two years ago, almost to the day, I attended a Cross Party Group on Mental Health and Older People at the Scottish Parliament. I found it a difficult meeting for … Continue reading Two years ago

A whole Gothic world had come to an end

Patrick Allan-Fraser of Hospitalfield, Arbroath, had this mortuary chapel and mausoleum built as a memorial to his wife Elizabeth following her death in 1873. I visited it with my wife … Continue reading A whole Gothic world had come to an end

Household name

I visited Poltalloch mansion, Argyll, on Tuesday 14th March 2018. This is my film on Poltalloch:

Waiting for the last bus

I have just been to our local book shop to buy the latest book by Richard Holloway, ‘Waiting for the last bus’. It comes highly recommended by Stuart Kelly. My … Continue reading Waiting for the last bus

Left-behind gateway

This is a film about a house that was called ‘Rockville’. It was built by the architect James Gowans at the end of Napier Road, Edinburgh. Rockville was demolished in … Continue reading Left-behind gateway

A fragile narrative or non-narrative

This film is based on Scotland’s Close, Bo’ness. The idents are all taken from newspaper entries of years long gone that relate to some of the happenings of the residents. … Continue reading A fragile narrative or non-narrative

Tempietto

This film is about particles and being. It was filmed at Greenock Tempietto on Sunday 28th January 2018. This film is for: Sian, my mum, my Granny, Rachel, my sister … Continue reading Tempietto