Around Scotland.

This wonderful painting by Siobhan McLaughin featured in yesterday’s Scotland on Sunday. I love the colour, pattern and scale. The painting is called Glen Muick. Glen Muick is one of … Continue reading Around Scotland.

View From The Bench

Last night we attended the book launch of a collection of poems by the Makar of Stirling.   Clive Wright is a close friend of our family and very kindly … Continue reading View From The Bench

But today no alien marginalia can dim the purity

This wonderful memoir/biography is much more than either:   In this post I will intersperse passages from Nabokov’s Speak, Memory with recent images that are personal to me and my … Continue reading But today no alien marginalia can dim the purity