Suicide of a Captain

Last year I visited Thurso bay to visit the memorial to Captain Michael Atwell Slater [1796-1842] the hydrographer who helped chart Scotland’s coastline. Alas, I found that his memorial had … Continue reading Suicide of a Captain

They were dressed in green

From the Book of Scottish Anecdote: Not so long ago I made this film which I dedicated to Alexander Mccall Smith: [Filmed at the Mains of Ulbster with Sian, on … Continue reading They were dressed in green

‘Tomb of the Red Lady’

This film is about a mausoleum in Warriston Cemetery, Edinburgh. The mausoleum no longer survives as it was heavily vandalised and had to be demolished in the late 1980s [the … Continue reading ‘Tomb of the Red Lady’