The Kalemouth Suspension Bridge is in the Scottish Borders. It crosses the River Teviot just above its confluence with the Kale Water. The bridge is is one of the earliest … Continue reading The beginning of wisdom
During the lockdown I regularly walked the Darn road, by the Allan Water, to Dunblane. What follows is based on exploring ‘the local’ as widely as I could! A garden … Continue reading Dunblane Cathedral reopens
This is from t h e s c a n d a l o f t h e c e nt u r y by Gabriel García Márquez:
This is from t h e s c a n d a l o f t h e c e nt u r y by Gabriel García Márquez: Many years … Continue reading María of My Heart
This film is based on a holiday to Dordogne in the summer of 2016. Andrew was then exploring the world.
As reported in the Stirling Observer, 16 September 2020. Did you know that there was an even greater ‘battle’ over the Wallace Monument which goes back over 160 years – … Continue reading ‘Battle for the Wallace Monument’
Diana Rigg died on 10th September 2020. A special women with such talent and style. She will be missed by so many. Diana Rigg was married to Archibald Stirling of … Continue reading Diana Rigg
I am currently reading these stories by Gabriel García Márquez: The Editor’s note to this book of stories begins: Gabriel García Márquez called journalism “the best job in the world” and he … Continue reading the scandal of the century [and other writings]
Patrick Geddes, a long dead gardener, geographer and philosopher has been a guide for me in approaching the world. This film is for Patrick Geddes. Music credit: ‘Cosmic Love’ by … Continue reading Full of Energy
A pressed sweet pea from our garden.
A few images[observations] from the West End of Glasgow, Monday 14th September 2020:
Yesterday I took Big Ted with me yesterday to Glasgow. I was not there for any reason other than to wander and observe. I was exploring the West end area … Continue reading HOME and AWAY