a year ago

A year ago I had a short stay in Aberdeenshire. It felt like returning home. May 2021: I had a short break in Aberdeenshire staying in the Aberdeen Arms, Tarland … Continue reading a year ago

The ATMOSPHERE

Lochrie farm, Glenkindie, Strathdon. The Atmosphere. Jist aifter lunch, on the first day of a new year, ootside yer front door you suddenly drapped deid. John Glennie, as the shepherd … Continue reading The ATMOSPHERE

BRAIN LOAN

Not far from Glenkindie, in remote Donside there is a marshy place known as ‘BRAIN LOAN’ BRAIN LOAN runs alongside Burny Gully. It so happens that my friend, Dr John … Continue reading BRAIN LOAN

Mantlepieces

This film is based on thoughts put into writing by Hilary Mantel. Credits: [1] Reith Lecture by Hilary Mantel: BBC Reith lecture 2017 [2] Mantel Pieces – by Hilary Mantel … Continue reading Mantlepieces