The city built itself around them

Filmed in Paris, January 2020. Music credit: A trombone cover of Supertramp’s ‘Dreamer’ by Nick La Riviere

Together we could find music in any city in the world

January 2020: a family weekend in Paris. Music credits: (1) Prelude No 1 – in B Flat major by G Gershwin (2) Sunrise, Sunset – by The National Jazz Trio … Continue reading Together we could find music in any city in the world

TELESCOPE: stories we hear and stories we tell

Peter’s latest film: [From 20-1-20 Hole Ousia will become first person]

Two men had called

This film is about the reasons behind the suicide of Alexander Craib, farmer, Glencowie (Glencuie) on the estate of Glenkindie. Music credit: ‘Exit music’ by Steven Lindsay

Time to take a break

Tollafraick, Strathdon, Thursday 2nd January 2020

French Revolutionary calendar

The French Revolutionary calendar (calendrier révolutionnaire français), was a calendar created and implemented during the French Revolution, and used by the French government for about 12 years from late 1793 … Continue reading French Revolutionary calendar

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