‘Watchy Gordon’

I have always been fascinated with our ability [evolved] to keep ‘track of time’.

‘CLAUDERO’

I would have liked to met ‘CLAUDERO’. He was a poet, antiquary and eccentric: CLAUDERO wrote a poem [sermon] about the destruction of Edinburgh’s Neatherbow – the spires, wetharcocks and … Continue reading ‘CLAUDERO’

‘The best collector of clocks’

Charles Octavius Swinnerton Morgan (1803 –1888), known as Octavius Morgan, was a British politician, historian and antiquary. He was a significant benefactor to the British Museum. Following the death his … Continue reading ‘The best collector of clocks’

Time Passes. Listen. Time Passes

On Saturday we watched ‘Scotland from the Sky’ presented by James Crawford.   In the first episode James returned to Clydebank where the monumental SINGER factory used to be. It is … Continue reading Time Passes. Listen. Time Passes