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 above photograph was taken in the summer of 2010 on a family holiday to Shetland. In this photograph I am with my son Andrew and behind us is Muckle … Continue reading ‘THAT’S NOT LOUD’

Reunion at Rouken Glen

A short film inspired by an Edwardian postcard album that belonged to Sian’s great-aunt. This film is for Sian and Eileen. Music credit: The Lark Ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams … Continue reading Reunion at Rouken Glen

Entropy that makes floorboards creak

This abandoned croft is in Lochcarron, Wester Ross. I have not been able to find any of its ‘lived history’.