‘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
Not far from Loch Eun, a small fishing loch in Caithness, there used to be an upright stone called ‘Clach Seasaimh’ or ‘the Halt Stone’. A translation of the Gaelic … Continue reading ‘The Halt Stone’
So you think you know what it is to be Scottish? Well, read ‘Hame’ by Annalena MacAfee. It is a lovely book. This is my “Review”:
words from Hame graphic and poem by Peter. Magpie If only I could soar like an eagle to see the world as I cannot. I am a magpie in … Continue reading Pica, pica, pica
I have just read Hame by Annalena McAfee. The following posts will be based upon some hamely snippets.
The auld hoose of Turnalt in Argyll is now semi-ruinous. However it still carries grace in its symmetry and proportions. It had ‘Adam style’ before there was Adam. Turnalt hoose … Continue reading According to Orders
Chapter 6 of ‘Deeside Tales’: Wolf McAndrew – Lynvaig It was a curious yet stirring dream. It all started at the Cosh with a vintage car rally of which I … Continue reading Wolf McAndrew – Lynvaig