Clock Manufacturer, Watchmaker, Optician

In his day, John Stevenson [1853-1927] fixed and maintained many of Aberdeen’s clocks. He also kept ‘regular’ the clocks of Abergeldie castle and Balmoral castle: The above photograph, taken from … Continue reading Clock Manufacturer, Watchmaker, Optician

a year ago

A year ago I had a short stay in Aberdeenshire. It felt like returning home. May 2021: I had a short break in Aberdeenshire staying in the Aberdeen Arms, Tarland … Continue reading a year ago

Peer’s body that was stolen

A short film about the snatching of the body of the 10th Earl of Crawford from the Dunecht chapel, Aberdeenshire. The stars my camp: To play this short film please … Continue reading Peer’s body that was stolen

‘A vast telescope will create a movie of the universe’

On the night before Sian’s mother died we were talking with her about all sorts of stuff. I brought into the conversation Catherine Heymans who had recently been appointed as … Continue reading ‘A vast telescope will create a movie of the universe’