The Risk Ward

Since we came to Bridge of Allan, over 20 years ago now, I have tended my grandparents graves in Logie churchyard. I always stop by this beautiful statue of an … Continue reading The Risk Ward

The Broken Land

I was delighted to read in Scotland on Sunday, 27 June 2021, that Nick Cave has given his personal permission for his lyrics to be translated into Gaelic for Alex … Continue reading The Broken Land

NEWE

A film about Castle Newe, Strathdon. This film is dedicated to Bettine Forbes and is given with love by three teddy bears holding paws together: Hale Bopp, Aloysius and Paddington. … Continue reading NEWE

A firebrand returns

I have been listening to CARNAGE the latest album by Nick Cave made with the violinist Warren Ellis. It is both moving and harrowing and presents a world of loss … Continue reading A firebrand returns