‘and danced farther and farther from home’

I do not do book reviews, instead I like to share fragments. Shuggie Bain is a harrowing read and reveals most starkly how we become part of the world around us. … Continue reading ‘and danced farther and farther from home’

Secret of the Yew Tree

‘If we are on a path of initiation into the secrets of landscape, earthlore and healing, the yew tree can become a powerful heirophant.’ The Ormiston Yew The circular Yew … Continue reading Secret of the Yew Tree

A. C. Milan shirts

When I first came across this art work by Roderick Buchanan my thoughts returned to my son Andrew. The TATE provide this biography: Roderick Buchanan (born 1965) is a Scottish … Continue reading A. C. Milan shirts

INSIDE science

In this piece, published in the Scotsman, 16 February 2021, Professor Graham Watt argues why ‘science can only take us so far in medicine’: