Connel bridge is a is a cantilever bridge that spans Loch Etive. The above photograph was taken around the time of its completion in 1903. A child, as a passenger … Continue reading cantilever

That garden [on either side of the burn]

My childhood was in Edinburgh: first in Buckstone and then Bonaly. I have fond memories of a garden that once delighted me. This garden was on either side of Bonaly … Continue reading That garden [on either side of the burn]

the Defence of Scotland

On the 10th April 1955 – having been ‘torched’ by flame-throwers – Dreghorn castle was blown up. The Defence of Scotland: To play this short film please click here or … Continue reading the Defence of Scotland

Alive in the river of light

Peter’s films about rivers and streams [please click on each image to play a different film]: The brig that spans the Wharry: Lycidas [Lendalfoot]: The Devil’s pulpit: He spoke like … Continue reading Alive in the river of light