The loss of feeling

a POST SCRIPT to symbolism. Dr Felix Post made ‘science’ of the dead. he categorised all [dead] artists by disease of lives that POST had never shared and ‘evidence’ alone … Continue reading The loss of feeling

Blantyre Carvings

The Blantyre carvings depict three Stations of the Cross on a cliff face overlooking the River Clyde, below the site of the former Blantyre Priory, and across the river from … Continue reading Blantyre Carvings

A whole Gothic world had come to an end

Patrick Allan-Fraser of Hospitalfield, Arbroath, had this mortuary chapel and mausoleum built as a memorial to his wife Elizabeth following her death in 1873. I visited it with my wife … Continue reading A whole Gothic world had come to an end

The “Outsiders” exhibition

By chance I recently came across this in the archives of the BMJ. It was published in the Materia Non Medica section of the 2nd March 1979:

Under the vast Andalusian skies

We recently had a wonderful family holiday in the south eastern corner of Spain. Andrew was able to join us from University and both he and Rachel had exams to … Continue reading Under the vast Andalusian skies