Told with an evident truth as unflinching as it is tender

I recently read Father and Son by the writer and poet  Edmund Gosse. This ‘memoir’ was written in 1907 and subtitled ‘a study of two temperaments.’ I was reminded of … Continue reading Told with an evident truth as unflinching as it is tender

t a k i n g T H E i n s i d e O U T S I D E

It was wonderful to read in Scotland on Sunday, 30 May 2021, that Hospitalfield House and Gardens have re-opened to the public.  I look forward to re-visting soon! Footnote: I … Continue reading t a k i n g T H E i n s i d e O U T S I D E

A force of nature

When I moved to Aberdeen in 1985 to study Medicine the first poster that I bought was from Aberdeen Art Gallery. It was this wonderful painting ‘Brother and sister’ painted … Continue reading A force of nature

Coloured wrap

I came across this outdoor artwork by Liz West in yesterday’s Observer. The colours are wonderful!