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
The above is from the Book of Scottish Anecdote. I made this film about Scotland’s first theatre: The Book of Scottish Anecdote gives this account of the Theatre in Shakespeare … Continue reading Theatrical Excitement in Edinburgh
This is from the Scottish Book of Anecdote. I grew up on a housing estate in Bonaly.
These films about Edinburgh are for my mum and dad. Mrs Picken, an elderly widow, who day after day, year after year, left an apple on her window-sill for me … Continue reading For my mum and dad