On the south bank of the sea loch that is Loch Fyne, above Newton Bay, is a small summit known in Gaelic as: Tradition (little more than oral recall) has … Continue reading ‘Hill of the Resurrection’
I recently read ‘S I G H T L I N E S’ by Kathleen Jamie. It is as wonderful as her ‘F I N D I N G S’. … Continue reading When Ian explained this to me
This film is about Reverend George Gilfillan of Dundee. His two best friends called him ‘Digamma”. George Gilfillan was born in 1813 and died in 1878. A monument to him … Continue reading Digamma
‘FINDINGS’ by Kathleen Jamie is a book that you should read. Kathleen’s way of seeing wowed John Berger. No wonder. Here are some of my favourite findings from FINDINGS: … Continue reading F I N D I N G S
In what follows I have selected some of my favourite quotes from Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes and imaginatively/adventurously/romantically ‘linked’ them with some of my creative work:
Crawford has been our dear neighbour for almost two decades. We are so fortunate to live next door to him in a house that architecturally mirror’s his. Crawford is retired … Continue reading our dear neighbour
The pharmacist Gilbert Farie relies upon Dr John Flaxman. Each year, Dr Flaxman chooses a day to celebrate as his “deathday”.
I am fortunate to be a volunteer helping the Charity Green Routes. I do this on a Thursday, a day that I do not work for the NHS. Currently I … Continue reading Greenkeeping for Aberfoyle Golf Course
A few selected phrases from the ‘The Dark Flood Rises‘ by Margaret Drabble:
My mother and father gave me this oil painting for my 50th birthday. It was by an Edinburgh artist, Robert Anderson and painted in the last years of his life … Continue reading ‘A few distant correspondents’
This is for Chrys, my friend and correspondent.