In this category are the twenty chapters from a book Hole Ousia wrote in spring 2006 about his family history

Wander into the woods [reserved for teddy bears etc . . .]

Duncryne hill, by Gartocharn is known locally as the Dumpling, is a tiny hill of only 465 feet above sea level: “However the very short ascent gives a reward out … Continue reading Wander into the woods [reserved for teddy bears etc . . .]

Hame

So you think you know what it is to be Scottish? Well, read ‘Hame’ by Annalena MacAfee. It is a lovely book. This is my “Review”:

Savages

Filmed at Thornton Fever Hospital (later a Children’s Home/School). We need to look aifter oor bairns. It is my view that the ever increasing medicalisation of life will not break … Continue reading Savages

Stirling Marathon

Yesterday Andrew ran the Stirling half-marathon and ran his best time yet. We enjoyed cheering on all the runners. In-between starting and finishing times we wandered around auld Stirling stopping … Continue reading Stirling Marathon

Colin

Colin, your daughter recalls how principled you were before your untimely death. I retrace your footsteps in revealing the wonder of Scotland’s architecture. And now, I am the principled bugger. … Continue reading Colin

Glasgow Style

This film is a plea for all COMET-seekers to restore ‘GLASGOW STYLE’ to this reach of the Clyde. Music credits: (1) ‘Collapsing Time’ by Dexter Britain (free to share under … Continue reading Glasgow Style

To feel the wider life of Art

This was filmed at Barbreck, Argyll. It is about the friendship between James Archibald Campbell and Patrick Geddes. This film is for Ian Collins, who like Patrick Geddes has shown … Continue reading To feel the wider life of Art