A statue on the north bank of the Clyde:
Tollafraick, Glenkindie, Scotland – Tuesday 2nd January 2020. A Barn Owl tries to grab teddy bear.
This film is for Mary Broadley, Slamannan Gala Queen, 1950 Music credit: ‘Judy and the dream of horses’ by Belle and Sebastian.
Last night, Rachel set up her projector in our living room, and we watched this delightful film on a Mossgrove wall. It is a beautifully understated film and quite touching. … Continue reading Days of the Bagnold summer
Inside, the back-cover of an old book, I came across a price label: I mentioned this old price label to Sian, and asked if she recalled MELVINS?
Scattered occasions from a day in our garden. *In our garden I have been reading Sightlines by Kathleen Jamie
Without sharing a little of the backdrop, and some of the thoughts that inspired it, this film risks being misunderstood. My last day as a doctor was on 20-1-20. I … Continue reading 20/20 vision – right to reply [an edited transcript]
The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, is a marble Hellenistic sculpture of Nike (the Greek goddess of victory), that was created in about the 2nd … Continue reading She said nothing and she shone
On Thursday 2nd January 2020 I was exploring Glenkindie and came across this abandoned farmhouse that is still full of colour. The farm is called Tollafraick “the heathery knows”. In … Continue reading Tollafraick
Tollafraick, Strathdon, Thursday 2nd January 2020
It is wonderful to read in the Herald that £100,000 has been set aside to keep Scotland’s auldest library going. I have visited Innerpeffray library with Sian and also with … Continue reading “was really quite radical . . .”
I recently made this film [below] – but had no idea until I read a review in Scotland on Sunday – that Constitution Street in Leith is the subject of … Continue reading ‘Finding hope in an age of anxiety’