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
This is my third film in the Cabrach series. It was filmed at Powneed farm, which like almost all the farms in Cabrach (apart from Aldunie) has been abandoned. Perhaps … Continue reading Perhaps it is more a desire than a sensation