a year ago

A year ago I had a short stay in Aberdeenshire. It felt like returning home. May 2021: I had a short break in Aberdeenshire staying in the Aberdeen Arms, Tarland … Continue reading a year ago

Let the anchor go

These short films by Peter are about individual islands [please click on each image to play a different short film]: Eilean nam Faoileag: Linga Isle [venturing on the voe]: Eilean … Continue reading Let the anchor go

Quality tableware

A short film about the small, inter-tidal, Hebridean island of Vallay. My thanks to Fraser MacDonald for kindly allowing me to use short passages from his wonderful narrative essay: The … Continue reading Quality tableware

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