‘Ya radge orange bampot’

Let us do our best to understand and support one another. We need to reject divisive and harmful politics.  

It stopped me

Last week I came across the above gravestone in Stewarton Churchyard and it stopped me. Mrs Picken was an elderly widow, who day after day, year after year, left an … Continue reading It stopped me

‘The audacity of hope’

The teddy bear that often features in my films belongs to my son Andrew. The bear is called Hale Bopp, and is named after the comet that was trailing a … Continue reading ‘The audacity of hope’

Polarization

The Swedish poet, Tomas Tranströmer, in a Transatlantic letter to his friend Robert Bly, expressed concern about a human failing to always polarise everything into utter good or utter evil: … Continue reading Polarization