Remarked the Chair of the Scottish Division of the Royal College of Psychiatrists after being greeted by name by reception staff as he arrived at St Andrew’s House. Unfortunately I … Continue reading “Good to have a Government that listens!”
Filmed at Transit House. This film is based on a poem that I recently wrote on the Politician’s clock, in Transit House, Calton Hill Edinburgh. The poem is for Catherine … Continue reading That small place in the whole of time
Child on tippy-toes on a chair winding her grandfaither’s clock. Wee Catherine we are a’ in transit facing a warld in by’oot. It wis saiven-twenty when you finished winding the … Continue reading Catherine
Weel done Edinburgh for returning the “politician’s clock” tae the window of Transit House on Calton Hill. In this post I share what I have found in the archives about … Continue reading The Politician’s clock
I was on Arthur’s Seat this Monday morning last and this was the view towards Calton Hill. For me, Calton Hill represents more than the Athens of the North. I … Continue reading Calton Hill
I would like to see the old Royal High become a Music School. The following is an article from the Scotsman, 18 September 2018:
This image, centred on the Martyrs’ monument, provides one of the best views of the “Athens of the North”. I came across this image as I was listening to the … Continue reading The Athens of the North
The following perspective by Professor Walter Humes makes concerning reading. I reproduce it here, in full, as unfortunately my experience of the inner circle of Official Scotland has been anything … Continue reading “The charmed inner circle of Official Scotland”
Crowd-funding is nothing new. The Martyrs’ monument was funded by public subscriptions to redress the events of 50 years previously when five Scots were transported for sedition. Their speaking … Continue reading Raised by the people of Scotland
INVITATION: This is an invitation to join me on a peaceful protest to be held on Monday 21st August 2017 at the Martyrs Monument, Calton Hill Burial Ground, Edinburgh. … Continue reading Would you like to join me?
If so, might you join me for a demonstration at the Martyrs monument, Calton Hill, Edinburgh on the evening of the 21st August 2017? My idea is to recreate a … Continue reading Has your experience of comunicating with high public office in Scotland been difficult?