All pictures taken at V & A, Dundee, on the 4th July 2019 [with occasional graphic text added by me]
My great-grandfather, Wilfrid Lawson Gibson, was Surveyor for Perthshire for 40 years and had his office in Dunblane. His surveyors bookcase came to me and sits on our stair landing … Continue reading Carsebreck
This film is about Reverend George Gilfillan of Dundee. His two best friends called him ‘Digamma”. George Gilfillan was born in 1813 and died in 1878. A monument to him … Continue reading Digamma
These two fliers are currently being shared by the Royal College of Psychiatrists: The following words, it seems to me, are appearing more frequently in healthcare: It is … Continue reading How mechanical should healthcare be?
On the 26th of April 2016 I attended the Cross Party Group on Mental Health and Older People, Age and Ageing, held at the Scottish Parliament. The following is an … Continue reading May it be granted the older you are
Mr Magoo and Brideshead Revisited: now that is a strange combination! Almost as mad as myopia and dynamite when put together! This film is about Charles Brand Ltd, Dundee. This company … Continue reading Driving the wrong way through history
The other morning I woke to a radio broadcast that revealed the finding that the world’s richest 1% own more than the rest of all-the-world put together (Radio Scotland, 19th … Continue reading The warld’s ill-divided
Given such infamous inextricability, you may not be surprised to learn that Camlet John had brothers, and his elder brother Joseph is of particular interest. For clarity this Joseph has … Continue reading Where eagles soar (part 2)