As a wee boy I was taken by my Granny to a theatre in Edinburgh to see a production of ‘Peter Pan’. Since then I have been fascinated with shadows. … Continue reading Very old tonight
My son Andrew was born under the glow of Hale Bopp. I have been fascinated with passing comets ever since. Their forever fading tails [tales] seem as wonderful to me as … Continue reading comet [COMET]
For many years I have been part of a widely shared determination to see Edinburgh’s Old Royal High School become a school of Music: I have made several supportive films: … Continue reading ‘Closer to resolution’
It was sad to hear of the death of Ennio Morricone after breaking his leg: In April 2017 we had a family hoilday in Andalucia, and whilst there, we visited … Continue reading Iconic film score composer
I started as a medical student in Aberdeen in late summer of 1985, and for the next 3 years (until my father bought me an old car), I used STAGECOACH … Continue reading ‘Get your new colour brochure now!’
Burn’s Nicht 2008. Recital by Andrew R. Gordon:
The heron, made of iron, had aged rusty, quite beautifully so. The heron’s vital long toes, always a little ungainly, left more so by weather and time. The heron, fallen … Continue reading The sparkling Tay is there!
As a family in ‘lockdown’ we recently watched the film ‘Y E S T E R D A Y’. What a lovely film. If only Andrew could have been with … Continue reading Eleanor Rigby
Sir Tom Devine, the Herald, Sunday 14 June 2020: D U N I R A, a lost garden, which Nature is healing:
Bridge of Allan during Coronavirus lockdown: 10th June 2020, Fountain Road. Music: live acoustic version of ‘Do I Wanna Know’ by the Arctic Monkeys 464A ALLELE 12 is one of … Continue reading 464A ALLELE 12
At the weekend, our daughter Rachel made a BLACK LIVES MATTER sign and put it up in our front window beside the RAINBOW that she had previously made with her … Continue reading 150 feet above the rest of us
aye, a Little Spartan.