Backwards and forwards learning contributes to who I am. Neither the microscope nor the telescope quite help me in the focus with which I wish to see. Backwards and forwards learning contributes … Continue reading Backwards and forwards learning
This is a photograph of a young Alistair Hugh Graham: He was studying at the University of Oxford at the same time as Evelyn Waugh and they became lovers. Alistair … Continue reading ‘Love among the ruins’
I have recently read Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes. It is a wonderful book and has, like all good books, a lot to ‘say’ for today. I am going … Continue reading Vintage Cervantes
in the middle of a few days in G A L L O W A Y an adventure began in which a film could neither begin nor end. … Continue reading in the middle
Filmed at the abandoned farm of Whaick, Blackford 22nd September 2019, where I found an old tin chest. Music credit: ‘Tomorrow’ as performed live for Tiny Desk Top. The opening … Continue reading A tin chest
sixty years since they were buried in the graveyard sixty years since they were loved.
Dylan said listen to it pass – listen. Nabokov did not believe in it. Einstein talked about it relatively. Evidence may be bound but experience is not: Time passes time … Continue reading Canto Two
I would suggest that these hints matter today as much as any time in history:
May 2019 and the Classic Car Rally arrives in Bridge of Allan. Credit: Feel Good Inc by Gorillaz (I do not have copyright)
The Antiquary worries: that today’s Science has lost the place of T I M E in our lives. [a poem for now, then, and all that may become]
I visited Dalquharron, Ayrshire, on Friday, 18th January 2019. I then made this film. It is for Alexander McCall Smith who some years ago reached out to me. McCall Smith … Continue reading Magically reaches out . . .
I made this film for our son Andrew after he returned from a year of doing voluntary work in Guyana: