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]
‘FINDINGS’ by Kathleen Jamie is a book that you should read. Kathleen’s way of seeing wowed John Berger. No wonder. Here are some of my favourite findings from FINDINGS: … Continue reading F I N D I N G S
From ‘Bend Sinister’ by Vladimir Nabokov
Last night, at the University of Glasgow, I attended the book launch of “Oor Big Braw Cosmos”. It was written by John C Brown, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, and Rab … Continue reading Oor Big Braw Cosmos
Barack Obama, from the ‘Audacity of Hope”: “We hang on to our values, even if they seem at times tarnished and worn; even if, as a nation and in our … Continue reading Barack Obama said . . .
Our son Andrew phoned today to say that he has been successful in a job interview. Hale Bopp comet was in the night sky when our son was born. The … Continue reading Comet sweeps by earth
This is an old film of mine. After a slightly difficult week I needed cheering up. This film is based upon our holiday in the Dordogne in July 2016. At … Continue reading Salina and Speedy
The Comet Seekers from omphalos