Winter 1967

I was born in the winter of 1967. This Winter 1967 edition of the Scottish Opera Magazine contained an article on Walter Scott as well as articles on the Scottish … Continue reading Winter 1967

The last known portrait of Walter Scott

This, the last known portrait of Sir Walter Scott, was painted in Naples in April 1832, by Mrs Auldjo and was signed by Scott. The simple ink wash sketch shows … Continue reading The last known portrait of Walter Scott

Hybernaculum

Keepsake

Alexander McCall Smith introducing me to Richard, Duke of Buccleuch at the Borders Book Festival on Saturday 15th June 2019: Alexander McCall Smith had invited me to film the rehearsals … Continue reading Keepsake