The Letters of John Cockburn of Ormistoun to His Gardener, 1727-1744, can be read in full here.
I read about Lady Stair’s garden in last week’s Scotland on Sunday. What an inspiring gardener Davina clearly was. I would have loved to have met her. DAVINA Dalrymple, Countess … Continue reading Lady Stair’s garden
This is from t h e s c a n d a l o f t h e c e nt u r y by Gabriel García Márquez:
I am currently reading these stories by Gabriel García Márquez: The Editor’s note to this book of stories begins: Gabriel García Márquez called journalism “the best job in the world” and he … Continue reading the scandal of the century [and other writings]
Patrick Geddes, a long dead gardener, geographer and philosopher has been a guide for me in approaching the world. This film is for Patrick Geddes. Music credit: ‘Cosmic Love’ by … Continue reading Full of Energy
I visited the Ormiston Yew on Monday 7th September 2020:
March 1971; the advice of Dr David G. Hessayon: Note: the above photograph is of Cothall tool shed, Altyre, Moray.
I was delighted to read of this appointment. I would like to wish Kate White all the very best in her new role. I am particularly passionate about community gardens … Continue reading “A fantastic space for the community and visitors”
Five short films on Mossgrove garden, Bridge of Allan: I would like to dedicate this series of films to my cousin Adrian.
The fifth film in a series on our garden. Music credit: Garden Song – a cover of this Phoebe Bridgers song by Anton TL
The fourth film in a series on our garden Music Credit: The Garden (acoustic cover)
This is the third film based on our garden. Music credit: ‘Garden’ by C. Duncan