an ordinary Degree

I gained two ordinary degrees before becoming a specialist. Sian, my wife, has been a General Practitioner in all the time that we have been together. I am now retired … Continue reading an ordinary Degree

incredible shapes

A passage from The Quarry Wood by Nan Shepherd

Omphalos films

My short films can be found here [the  above quote “Shapes, sounds, the energies and acuteness of life,” is from The Quarry Wood by Nan Shepherd]

There was no time

This is  from The Quarry Wood by Nan Shepherd

She understood

[the full context of this quote can be found in The Quarry Wood]  

I like this place

The words are from The Quarry Wood by Nan Shepherd

annotation by Peter

This was how I annotated a page in my copy of The Quarry Wood by Nan Shepherd.

Arory-bory-Alice

In Chapter Three of The Quarry Wood by Nan Shepherd you will find a delightful family conversation about the northern lights, the aurora borealis: Footnote: The above painting is of … Continue reading Arory-bory-Alice

Uley Blues

Wellington Dauncey was born in Dursley on the 12th December 1824, the son of Titus and Mary Ann. He came from a family of cloth makers. Wellington Dauncey took his … Continue reading Uley Blues

Follow a line. Follow an idea. Follow a story. Follow a rhythm

The A68 trunk road still connects Scotland to England and England to Scotland. On Dun Law hill a solitary abandoned Inn has always caught my eye. Today the only neighbour … Continue reading Follow a line. Follow an idea. Follow a story. Follow a rhythm

Reply from Scottish Government

Geoff Huggins, Head of Mental Health at The Scottish Government, Directorate for Health and Social Care Integration Mental Health and Protection of Rights Division T: 0131-244 3749 geoff.huggins@scotland.gsi.gov.uk 26 September … Continue reading Reply from Scottish Government