global

Yesterday evening, as the sun got lower in the sky, allium seedheads in our garden [daft punk and beautiful] glowed in wondrous shades of colour: global: To play this short … Continue reading global

Go seek adventures

This question was asked in last week’s Sunday TIMES: Of course there is no complete data to refer to but it is thought that Don Quixote tops the list. It … Continue reading Go seek adventures

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

Like T-Rex

This poem, by Sheena Blackhall, was ‘Poem of the Week’ in last week’s Scotsman. It is braw: The Scotsman shared this short biography of the poet [a Doric poet that … Continue reading Like T-Rex