How deeply are you sleeping – or are you still awake?

In my previous post I shared the fate of Rosneath castle in Argyll. It was blown up in 1961. However, the Bathwell was overlooked. Now roofless, it somehow survives . … Continue reading How deeply are you sleeping – or are you still awake?

‘The shape of my library is round’

I recently read ‘Letters to Camondo’ by Edmund De Waal. In Exploring this Parisian museum it shares writing at it’s most beautiful: I was delighted to read that like Montaigne, … Continue reading ‘The shape of my library is round’

A door handle with a label

I recently read Letters to Camondo by Edmund De Waal. It is a very special and deeply affecting book about this Parisian museum: One of the rooms has a label … Continue reading A door handle with a label

Heaven at last

In 1897, a Newport solicitor,  Robert Walker came across  a tombstone in Kilmany churchyard to an ancient Fife family. On a well-preserved copper plate he found the most beautiful words … Continue reading Heaven at last