Venturing on the Voe

This short film is about the island of Linga [Linga Isle], Shetland.  Linga is currently up for sale. Music credits: (1) The King Tailors – by The National Jazz Trio … Continue reading Venturing on the Voe

‘Cyclist killed near home’

Yesterday, I found myself exploring another wee bit of forgotten Scotland. After reaching Haddington, I took the B6355 from Gifford, a route south that I had not taken before. This … Continue reading ‘Cyclist killed near home’

Two men had called

This film is about the reasons behind the suicide of Alexander Craib, farmer, Glencowie (Glencuie) on the estate of Glenkindie. Music credit: ‘Exit music’ by Steven Lindsay

Largue, Glenkindie

On Thursday 2nd January 2020 I was exploring Glenkindie and came across this abandoned farmhouse. It is called Largue and inside the old wooden box beds survive and were lined … Continue reading Largue, Glenkindie

Tollafraick

On Thursday 2nd January 2020 I was exploring Glenkindie and came across this abandoned farmhouse that is still full of colour. The farm is called Tollafraick “the heathery knows”. In … Continue reading Tollafraick

Haldrick: poems and meditations

I visited what remains of Haldrick farm on the 22nd September 2019. I found that the woodland plantation that has hidden it since it was abandoned is being cleared. Haldrick … Continue reading Haldrick: poems and meditations

sad C A P T A I N

A film about the abandoned farm of Knowehead on the hills above Blackford, Perthshire. Filmed at Knowehead on Monday 23rd September 2019 Music credit: ‘Sad Captains’ by ELBOW

Perhaps it is more a desire than a sensation

This is my third film in the Cabrach series. It was filmed at Powneed farm, which like almost all the farms in Cabrach (apart from Aldunie) has been abandoned. Perhaps … Continue reading Perhaps it is more a desire than a sensation