Two shadows in conversation

This is a short film about my visit to meet with Henry Home (Lord Kame) on the 1st January 2019. Henry Home was a central figure in the Scottish Enlightenment. … Continue reading Two shadows in conversation

Would you like to join me?

  INVITATION: This is an invitation to join me on a peaceful protest to be held on Monday 21st August 2017 at the Martyrs Monument, Calton Hill Burial Ground, Edinburgh. … Continue reading Would you like to join me?

When you say I like biscuits (nuces philosophicae)

Nuces philosphicae – the study of the philosophy of words. This film was inspired by the 200th anniversary of the Scotsman newspaper on the 25th January 2017. As a child … Continue reading When you say I like biscuits (nuces philosophicae)

The architecture of the mind

Repeats its love, Mavisbank Chapter Eight: The architecture of the mind[1]   After the Batty Tukes, there was a succession of Superintendents for Mavisbank (although it was still called New … Continue reading The architecture of the mind

A New scene of thought

Closing chapter to ‘Repeats its love’: A New scene of Thought [1] It was the philosopher Schelling who pointed out that “Nature opens its eyes . . . and notices … Continue reading A New scene of thought