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?”

Among big men, he was a giant

Doddie Weir’s last Murrayfield appearance was on 13th November 2022. With family by his side he brought the rugby ball onto the pitch for the team. The Murrayfield roar that … Continue reading Among big men, he was a giant

because what mattered were the stars

Earlier this year, on a granite paving slab in Mossgrove garden, I pasted an old newspaper page with an image of David Bowie alongside a black star. This temporary art … Continue reading because what mattered were the stars

The summit of Ben Nevis

Reached by these three gentleman sometime between 1882 and 1898. [Image credit: CANMORE] LINDERTIS: Please click on image above to play a short film