near my dear home there’s a garden

This short film is about a walled garden that lost it’s walls and is now surounded by motorways: Music credits: [1] ‘The Kings Speech’ – Alexandre Desplat [2] ‘Is there … Continue reading near my dear home there’s a garden

‘Kick the sleepers away’

In August 1952 the historic mansion of Carnbroe, Lanarkshire, was demolished: Carnbroe had a fine walled garden that nestled within a bend of the North Calder Water. Beside this walled … Continue reading ‘Kick the sleepers away’

comet [COMET]

My son Andrew was born under the glow of Hale Bopp. I have been fascinated with passing comets ever since. Their forever fading tails [tales] seem as wonderful to me as … Continue reading comet [COMET]

Old Monkland Lunatics’ Society

In the centre of Scotland, major motorway improvements to the M8, M73 and M74 have recently been completed. As a result, a lowland glen, and the historic estate once known … Continue reading Old Monkland Lunatics’ Society