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

Linwood no more

If a tear comes to your eye when you hear the PROCLAIMERS sing in a ‘Letter From America’  and that LINWOOD is one of the ‘no mores’, then you may … Continue reading Linwood no more

‘Every Inch a Scotchman’

I have made a number of films in relation to the Earl of Buchan:

Chapter Two of Part Three of ‘Decline and Fall’

In Chapter Two of  Part Three of ‘Decline and Fall’ by Evelyn Waugh, the prison Governor asks  ‘D.4.12’ [Paul Pennyfeather]:  ‘I wonder whether you have narcissistic tendencies? Did you lead … Continue reading Chapter Two of Part Three of ‘Decline and Fall’