Hole Ousia is interested in Scotland today and Scotland past; Scotland’s countryside and Scotland’s architecture from noble families to the common ankle-high rickle-stane remains of most of us.

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 whole garden made out of love

I am fortunate to be a volunteer with the charity Green Routes. Green Routes is a social enterprise and charity established to provide high quality training and work experience in … Continue reading A whole garden made out of love