something already in the past

This wonderful photograph of a Chestnut tree in the South Downs featured in the Scotsman, 16 February 2021. I have superimposed onto this image the words of Kathleen Jamie from … Continue reading something already in the past

F I N D I N G S

‘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

‘The Halt Stone’

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’

Hame

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”: