To become a ‘National Music Centre’

This is great news! What a wonderful act of philanthropy this is by Carol Grigor: For many years I have been part of a widely shared determination to see Edinburgh’s … Continue reading To become a ‘National Music Centre’

His moral generosity

This is the Scotland on Sunday Review of Alexander McCall Smith’s latest novel ‘The Pavilion in the Clouds’:

The Risk Ward

Since we came to Bridge of Allan, over 20 years ago now, I have tended my grandparents graves in Logie churchyard. I always stop by this beautiful statue of an … Continue reading The Risk Ward

‘The shape of my library is round’

I recently read ‘Letters to Camondo’ by Edmund De Waal. In Exploring this Parisian museum it shares writing at it’s most beautiful: I was delighted to read that like Montaigne, … Continue reading ‘The shape of my library is round’