The Godwits Fly

This is a film about Kincaldrum House, Inverarity, Forfarshire:

‘Was sold just after the last war on the condition that it was not to be dwelt in again’

Aldbar

Thursday 20th February 2010. Aldbar, south of Brechin. The trees are of Alblar are now at their best [but not ‘maintained’] The family of Alblar has been forgotten. [The castle … Continue reading Aldbar

He walked out through the entrance gate

The sun had just risen on Sunday 22nd July 2018 as I walked through golden crops to Panmure Estate (I was in my kilt as later that morning I was … Continue reading He walked out through the entrance gate

And I drive by

This is a short film about Edzell Memorial Arch to the Earl and Countess of Dalhousie who died within 24 hours of each other leaving behind 5 orphaned sons: And … Continue reading And I drive by

The end of something

In this film I attempt to tell a bit of the story of the beginning of the end of Usan. Behind the Keith Mausoleum on the rock of Skae I … Continue reading The end of something

Amongst Balmawhapples

This film is about a curious building that is today known as “Meigle steading”. The Antiquary believes this building was never intended as a steading. So what was this building … Continue reading Amongst Balmawhapples

Din-raisin wi’ Donald

Finding Scotland’s Rural Past in the Footprints of Smugglers Written by Dr Peter J. Gordon, Sunday 20th January 2008 Published in the Leopard magazine, February 2008 Scotland’s Rural Past (SRP) … Continue reading Din-raisin wi’ Donald