The ‘five-mile limit’ was lifted today:
25 February 2019: Peter and Sian wandered the grounds of Taymouth Castle. It was the first day of a wonderful short break. We were looking for ‘Apollo’s Temple’. We came … Continue reading Apollo’s Temple
It is likely that you will have never heard of: I had not heard of it either. It once stood tall on Upper Bridge Street, Stirling, and was one of … Continue reading MARIEVILLE
The Roundel Stone
Monday last week, I visited the Roundel: In visiting, I was aware that the inscribed stone that is associated with it, had long since been removed: Yesterday, on the last … Continue reading Set in Stone
Opening voice: Alastair McIntosh [BBC Radio Scotland ‘Thought for the day’, 15 August 2018 Closing voice: Professor Philip Davis, Director Centre for Research into Reading, Literature and Society, University of … Continue reading wilder and more memorable
Covid-19: [At the time of making this film]: for the 2,472 have died in Scotland, and their families
‘Real science’, it is said, should be based on what science considers credible. This is one of the ‘Rules of Science’, and is necessary if we are to quantify understanding. … Continue reading S Y M B O L I C
A dinner plate [an Explanation and Evaluation] The tatties are MASHED – the NEEP said: yer a’ MINCE!
The heron, made of iron, had aged rusty, quite beautifully so. The heron’s vital long toes, always a little ungainly, left more so by weather and time. The heron, fallen … Continue reading The sparkling Tay is there!
As a family in ‘lockdown’ we recently watched the film ‘Y E S T E R D A Y’. What a lovely film. If only Andrew could have been with … Continue reading Eleanor Rigby
Words:‘ The beginning of Spring’ by Penelope Fitzgerald Image: Dr Evgeny Legedin in Glen Affric