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?”

Two postcards from

When Rachel was a child I made this this short film: Postcard 1: Rachel is now independent of her parents: Postcard 2:

AUTOMOBILISM

A film about Bridge of Allan’s first garage and Stirling’s first cinema. Music credits: [1] ‘Johnnie’ – Lost Prince [BBC production] [2] ‘Period Piece’ – Lloyd Cole. Picture credits: My … Continue reading AUTOMOBILISM

To speak our life as we feel it is a freedom

This film is by a Rebel Romantic and Antiquary. It is set in the the Hillfoots, the Ochils, the Carse, and Sherramoor. The summer is an imaginary one [my third … Continue reading To speak our life as we feel it is a freedom

To become a ‘National Music Centre’

This is great news! What a wonderful act of philanthropy this is by Carol Grigor: For many years I have been part of a widely shared determination to see Edinburgh’s … Continue reading To become a ‘National Music Centre’