It was guid to see Cammo Estate as “walk of the week” in today’s Scotland on Sunday. I have made a few films on Cammo.
Yesterday I met up with a musician in the National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh. But first of all I went to say hello to Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson. His bust was … Continue reading And the artist . . .
The Swedish poet, Tomas Tranströmer, in a Transatlantic letter to his friend Robert Bly, expressed concern about a human failing to always polarise everything into utter good or utter evil: … Continue reading Polarization
On the early morning of Sunday 7th May 2017, I set off to visit ‘Stank’. I was looking for the ruined mausoleum to Lord Esher. The Stank Mausoleum was built in … Continue reading ‘Dig the grave and let me lie’
Ted Hughes described a ‘mytholm’ as meeting of streams. This film is about such a meeting. Where the Allan Water goes Forth. I dedicate this film to my “Grumpa” Rab … Continue reading A ‘mytholm’
This film is based upon Cammo House, at least what is left. Robert Louis Stevenson has stated that the “House of Shaws” in Kidnapped was based on Cammo House on … Continue reading Histories never end, but go on living in their consequences
A film about a love affair in the ruins of Buchanan castle, Drymen Unfankle this from omphalos
Yesterday, when I chatted with Onesiphorus in the “Temple of Decision” he asked me if ethics had perhaps been overlooked by rather too much of “modern science”?
In a previous post I drew attention to the increasingly mechanical language of Health Improvement. This current post starts with recent communication by National Health Improvement Leads in Scotland: One of my … Continue reading “A person centred tool”
From Little Genetics to Big Genomics In 1992, at the start of the surprisingly short decade-long march towards the sequencing of the human genome, one of its key initiators, geneticist … Continue reading Gilbert’s brilliant piece of theatre