A few poems by Hole Ousia or favourites of those poets far more special.

The caption is wrong

This is not an attack upon science. It is no more than a film that seeks the wonderful libraries that may be found at the end of corridors. How truthfully … Continue reading The caption is wrong

To write in the dialect of his country

This film was shot at Gilbertfield castle, near Cambuslang. William Hamilton of Gilbertfield (c. 1665-1751) was a friend and correspondent of the poet Allan Ramsay. It was Hamilton who encouraged … Continue reading To write in the dialect of his country

A voyage to Australia

The following is the emigration diary of Joseph Gordon (born 1794 – died 1881). Joseph sailed from Dundee, leaving on Thursday 16 September 1841 and arrived in Sydney on the … Continue reading A voyage to Australia