Outside medicine he was a keen gardener

A few years ago I spent a week exploring Scottish gardens that had been tended by a namesake – Peter Gordon, ‘Jobbing Gardener, Forres’. I had considered that, despite having … Continue reading Outside medicine he was a keen gardener

Poetry and music together

Umbrellas in Glasgow

The Book of Scottish Anecdote also shares this: I collect quotes on umbrellas from books that I have read. I once wrote this poem about the umbrella makers who lived … Continue reading Umbrellas in Glasgow

Only 2 people at one time

All footage taken in ‘Lockdown’ At 59 secs into this film a blurred picture of Patrick Geddes appears. He is standing in Edinburgh’s Cowgate. Patrick Geddes has had a major … Continue reading Only 2 people at one time