‘A life revisited’

What follows are a few extracts from ‘A Life Revisited’ by Philip Eade, which is a marvellous account of the life of Evelyn Waugh:    

l a b e l s

In 1930 Evelyn Waugh published a travel book that he called “Labels”: Twenty years later Evelyn Waugh had a three week period of psychosis and hallucinations which today might have … Continue reading l a b e l s

PARALDEHYDE

When I began my training in Psychiatry Paraldehyde was occasionally still used, particularly in the ‘Forensic ward’. You could smell it on opening the locked door to the Forensic ward. … Continue reading PARALDEHYDE

An interior of others

The words below are borrowed from Ali Smith (‘Winter‘) and Evelyn Waugh (‘Decline and Fall’). The film “An interior of others” is based on images of Eastend House, Carmichael:  

Well, is there anyone who isn’t tangent?

I made this film after visiting the Temple of the Muses, by Dryburgh, on the last day of March 2017.

Decline and Fall

         

Under the vast Andalusian skies

We recently had a wonderful family holiday in the south eastern corner of Spain. Andrew was able to join us from University and both he and Rachel had exams to … Continue reading Under the vast Andalusian skies