that I will never be understood or remembered as the peter that I am still becoming.
Last week I came across the above gravestone in Stewarton Churchyard and it stopped me. Mrs Picken was an elderly widow, who day after day, year after year, left an … Continue reading It stopped me
Peter and Sian visited the Rembrandt exhibition in Edinburgh, on Saturday 13th October 2018. Music credit to: Choriosum ‘Borrowed words’: Edwin Morgan, Dylan Thomas, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Julian Barnes, Deborah levy, … Continue reading Silent as light
A few selected phrases from the ‘The Dark Flood Rises‘ by Margaret Drabble:
A recent Healthcare Improvement Scotland blog was titled: The blog begins: “We know there are huge benefits to patients, the public and health and care services if people are at … Continue reading The right words are crucial
A few of passages that I have selected from “Waiting for the Last Bus” by Richard Holloway:
I am looking forward to more little expeditions in 2018 with my friend Ian. This image was taken at the lost garden of Dunira, Perthshire. The words are from ‘Offshore’ … Continue reading ‘I don’t seem to feel my age’
These are selected quotes from the novel ‘How to stop time’ by Matt Haig
This is a film based on my exploration of Dupplin castle estate in Perthshire on Thursday 15th June 2017. This film is about circles: the circles of life and the … Continue reading The Rounall
This poetic-essay-film is about Largo House, Fife.
The “Ageing Stone” appears to be following the “laws” of time. It is a plain block of stone. The words upon it are very old.
The Fortingall Yew: Oor auldest relative from omphalos