because what mattered were the stars

Earlier this year, on a granite paving slab in Mossgrove garden, I pasted an old newspaper page with an image of David Bowie alongside a black star. This temporary art … Continue reading because what mattered were the stars

Losing you

In 1987 I travelled from Aberdeen to Sunderland to see David Bowie perform in the Stadium of Light. This short film is for DOMINO our cat who died in 2022: … Continue reading Losing you

‘A vast telescope will create a movie of the universe’

On the night before Sian’s mother died we were talking with her about all sorts of stuff. I brought into the conversation Catherine Heymans who had recently been appointed as … Continue reading ‘A vast telescope will create a movie of the universe’

‘Change here for Blairgowrie’

John Robertson [1830-1920]. Like his Angus compatriot, Rashiebog, I would loved to hae nattered awa’ wi him aboot a’ the planets, comets an stars!