Beliefs, like buildings, can collapse: To watch this short film please click here. Wider context: Driving backwards through History: To play this film please click here or on the above … Continue reading Beliefs

He owned a harbour

On the last Thursday of 2022 I went on a coastal walk with my friend Callum. We set off from Inverbervie heading south towards Gourdon. It was mid-afternoon, mid-winter and … Continue reading He owned a harbour


In the parish of Huntly there is a natural hillock known as ‘Sleepy‘. To get to ‘Sleepy’ you first need to open the, now unhinged gate, to where St Peter’s … Continue reading Sleepy

Sweet Home of Catterline

The Dundee Courier, 21st April 1882: George Adam, aged 20 years, son of George Adam senior: 15th December 1860: the marriage in Catterline Parish church of George Adam to Jane … Continue reading Sweet Home of Catterline