A collection of films on just about any topic. The name ‘omphalos’ comes from this quote by the Edinburgh writer, Candia McWilliams: Referring to Oxford: “Anyhow, Edinburgh knows that it is the centre of the known world. And wheesht to your omphaloi” . . . “Has a doughnut an omphalos?”

This should be a music school

I would like to see the old Royal High become a Music School. The following is an article from the Scotsman, 18 September 2018:

The World’s First Meridian Line

Our daughter has flown free of the nest to study Maths at the University of St Andrews. My recall of my life as a student (so long ago) seems still vivid. … Continue reading The World’s First Meridian Line

I wonder who will be the last . . .

We came across the ruined farmhouse of Stronhavie, near Moulin, whilst exploring Perthshire on Saturday 15th September 2018. The upper floors have now collapsed but there is still some glass … Continue reading I wonder who will be the last . . .

He walked out through the entrance gate

The sun had just risen on Sunday 22nd July 2018 as I walked through golden crops to Panmure Estate (I was in my kilt as later that morning I was … Continue reading He walked out through the entrance gate