Hame

So you think you know what it is to be Scottish? Well, read ‘Hame’ by Annalena MacAfee. It is a lovely book. This is my “Review”:

Pitmiddle village

On Thursday 6th July 2017, on a wet summer morning, I set off to find the deserted village of Pitmiddle, in the Carse of Gowrie, Perthshire. What follows is a … Continue reading Pitmiddle village

To be in the presence of absence

This is a film about Straid, near Comrie. It’s clearance and the farms nearby. Words are my own except for Liz Lochhead, who I cannot match. Music credit: ‘Beyond the … Continue reading To be in the presence of absence

Habitually made marginal comments

Filmed at the abandoned farm of Bishopsfaulds, near Comrie. Words: by me and some ‘borrowed’ from Liz Lochhead Music credit: ‘The lost Prince’ – Adrian Johnston (2003)