The weekend before last we were in Fife exploring it’s northern Kingdom. As we were coming up the hill towards Creich castle I noticed two dilapidated, square built, iron roofed … Continue reading “Balyarrow forever”
I cannot recall when I created the above mixed-media of a room. It is probably close to 30 years ago! The sketch below was drawn by me at Bovaglia, Glen … Continue reading “We met yesterday” said the room
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”:
words from Hame graphic by Peter. [photograph of Gauch farmhouse, Cabrach. It was cut-in-two to make was for the Baler]
On Sunday 28th January 2018 I visited the Sailors’ Orphanage, Balrossie, Kilmalcolm. In 1935 it became a Training Camp for the Boys Brigade “where the world’s youth met”.
Mavisbank: Hatton House: Gladney House: Temple of Decision: Gartincaber: Rossie Castle: Auchtavan, Glen Fearder: Barnbarroch House: Meigle steading: Jerah: Straid, Comrie: Bishopfauld, Comrie: Edmonstone Estate, Edinburgh: Amisfield Estate: Kennetpans: The … Continue reading Ruins: by a ‘modern ruin’
This is a film about Bothwellhaugh. Please note: I am little more than a distant editor of a time no longer present. This film has more acknowledgements that I can … Continue reading The Pailis
The A68 trunk road still connects Scotland to England and England to Scotland. On Dun Law hill a solitary abandoned Inn has always caught my eye. Today the only neighbour … Continue reading Follow a line. Follow an idea. Follow a story. Follow a rhythm
On Sunday 28th January 2018 I visited the Sailors’ Orphanage, Balrossie, Kilmacolm. In 1935 it became a Training Camp for the Boys Brigade “where the world’s youth” met.
This is a film about Buck, Cabrach. Poor.Old.Love. from omphalos Music credits: (1) ‘Easy Love’ by Badly Drawn Boy (2) ‘Piano Theme’ by Badly Drawn Boy (3) ‘The Blossoms’ by … Continue reading Poor.Old.Love.
This is a film about Largue, Cabrach. Cabrach’s oldest resident from omphalos Music credit: Òran an Ròin by Julie Fowlis (from the album alterum)
This is a film about Glenfiiddich Shooting Lodge. Music in the depths of Glenfiddich Deer Forest from omphalos Music credits: (1) Thèid Mi Do Loch Àlainn – by Julie Fowlis … Continue reading Music in the depths of Glenfiddich Deer Forest