My notebook will be better than a doctor

Filmed on the bridge of Advie, the bridge of Abernethy, the brig o’ Boat and the Logierait Viaduct. Thanks to Yann Martel, E M Forster, T S Eliot, O G … Continue reading My notebook will be better than a doctor

The Altar of COSTA

As long as I can remember, opposite the chip shop in Bridge of Allan, was Glenallan Fashions, a bridal shop called ‘Altar Images’. It closed last year. It has now … Continue reading The Altar of COSTA

The notion of ‘through’ persisted

This film is for Anna Keay. The building featured is the iron Tabernacle in Dalmally. I believe it was used as a church hall. This film has a few edits … Continue reading The notion of ‘through’ persisted

Magically reaches out . . .

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 . . .

Beethoven’s fifth symphony

This is a passage from Howards End and the Schlegel sisters are discussing Beethoven’s fifth symphony: It occurs to me that we are today doing the very same with emotion. … Continue reading Beethoven’s fifth symphony

Leonard Bast’s umbrella

I collect fictional quotes about umbrellas. I first did so after reading ‘No one writes to the Colonel” by Gabriel García Márquez. Since then I have found fictional brollies everywhere! At … Continue reading Leonard Bast’s umbrella