The teddy bear that often features in my films belongs to my son Andrew. The bear is called Hale Bopp, and is named after the comet that was trailing a … Continue reading ‘The audacity of hope’
The Woodside Hotel, Doune, has a special place in the history of both my mother’s family and my father’s family. Today it remains a special place for all our family. … Continue reading ‘a small wayside Inn’
The first and last page of a photograph album made by Andrew for his sister Rachel. 19th August 2018.
My son Andrew is currently exploring Columbia. Yesterday he visited Aracataca the birthplace of García Márquez, which is widely recognized as the model for the mythical “Macondo”. Andrew sent me … Continue reading Aracataca
I have been asked to give a talk for the Deeside Heritage Society and will be giving this in Aboyne on the evening of the Thursday 19th October 2017. My … Continue reading My talk for the Deeside Heritage Society
My son Andrew is going to be teaching as a volunteer in Guyana. He is now busy preparing and raising funds. As parents we are really proud of Andrew. This … Continue reading Andrew’s year in Guyana
Given such infamous inextricability, you may not be surprised to learn that Camlet John had brothers, and his elder brother Joseph is of particular interest. For clarity this Joseph has … Continue reading Where eagles soar (part 2)