Designed for a Rebellion!

It was the City Architect, Ebenezer James MacRae, who designed the Police Boxes for Edinburgh. They were installed in 1933. Today, many of them have become coffee kiosks. Others are … Continue reading Designed for a Rebellion!

Paestum followed

Returning from Ayrshire I listened to a radio interview of Ian McEwan. The following short film is carried by some of what he said. Whilst in Ayrshire (I was there … Continue reading Paestum followed

Sketchbook 3

David Erskine’s (1772-1837) was a dramatist and Antiquary. In the third of his sketchbooks I found his watercolour of the family home ‘Kirkhill’ in Uphall, West Lothian : I once … Continue reading Sketchbook 3