The cover story of the property supplement in today’s Scotland on Sunday features the beautiful restoration of Kingsburgh Boathouse, Skye. Nearly five years ago I made this experimental film after … Continue reading “Fit for a Prince”
John Matheson of Bennetsfield followed the Earl of Cromarty in 1745, in support of Prince Charles, and fought on that side, with some of his brothers, on the fatal field … Continue reading And. The. Just / Who.
Here in Radical Park where the unemployed were once employed: semi-circular panels in spandrels still rise up into an arch. Father-to-son, until 1902 ballads foretold that the Celtic Graemes would ‘never … Continue reading grave full of years
Drummond Arms Hotel, Crieff, is on the Buildings at Risk Register. In the Perth Courier of the 24th December 2018 was a report on the former hotel that was titled … Continue reading ‘Sign strikes moving car’
Mavisbank: Hatton House: Gladney House: Temple of Decision: Gartincaber: Rossie Castle: Auchtavan, Glen Fearder: Barnbarroch House: Meigle steading: Jerah: Straid, Comrie: Bishopfauld, Comrie: Edmonstone Estate, Edinburgh: Amisfield Estate: Kennetpans: The … Continue reading Ruins: by a ‘modern ruin’
It is encouraging to read in today’s newspapers that Bannockburn House is “a step closer to community ownership”: Next weekend, 30th September and 1st October, there is an extremely rare opportunity to … Continue reading A step closer
An experimental film from the “Sanctum Sanctorum”. The spoken words are taken from a Radio 4 production of “The Antiquary” The backdrop to this film is the ruin of Kingsborough … Continue reading Trespass, passed, past.
Chapter 4 of ‘Deeside Tales’: Abergeldy has become a dear friend to me and perhaps in another life I would be fortunate enough to be its chatelaine. Yet that is … Continue reading God With Us – Abergeldy (part 1)