Go seek adventures

This question was asked in last week’s Sunday TIMES: Of course there is no complete data to refer to but it is thought that Don Quixote tops the list. It … Continue reading Go seek adventures


A short film based on my favourite word [alas, it is a word rarely included in dictionaries] Stravaiging: To play this short film please click here. This film opens with … Continue reading stravaiging

Gates restored

The gates to Edinburgh’s old Royal High School have been restored:

The Fleuron

Monday past was unseasonably mild. On this day I pedalled my bike back to the Wharry glen [the place of my earliest memory]. On a stone, in the middle of … Continue reading The Fleuron