‘The reality of editing’

Extracts from the Scotsman review of ‘A swim in a pond  in the rain’ by George Saunders: This is a film about a house that was called ‘Rockville’. It was … Continue reading ‘The reality of editing’

Bathwell

Filmed at Bathwell House, Rosneath, Argyll, in the summer of 2020. Music credit: ‘Sky Full of Song’ Florence and the Machine

Worn-out mattresses, legless chairs, headless beds

This is a short film about Rosneath Castle in Argyll. It was once the home of Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll. Rosneath House was blown-up with 220lb of gelegnite in … Continue reading Worn-out mattresses, legless chairs, headless beds

Umbrellas in Glasgow

The Book of Scottish Anecdote also shares this: I collect quotes on umbrellas from books that I have read. I once wrote this poem about the umbrella makers who lived … Continue reading Umbrellas in Glasgow