Clive Wright, the Makar of Stirling, wrote this sonnet: Rachel Fiona Gordon receiving her Dux Medal at Wallace High: Andrew Robert Gordon catching a rugby ball:
Mavisbank: Hatton House: Gladney House: Temple of Decision: Gartincaber: Rossie Castle: Auchtavan, Glen Fearder: Barnbarroch House: Meigle steading: Jerah: Straid, Comrie: Bishopfauld, Comrie: Edmonstone Estate, Edinburgh: Amisfield Estate: Kennetpans: The … Continue reading Ruins: by a ‘modern ruin’
Christmas 2017, Mossgrove, Bridge of Allan.
This is an old film of mine. After a slightly difficult week I needed cheering up. This film is based upon our holiday in the Dordogne in July 2016. At … Continue reading Salina and Speedy
Christmas Day 2017 at Mossgrove, Bridge of Allan. [the title of this post comes from a passage in ‘Winter’ by Ali Smith]
This is what I said to a close friend yesterday: “I am going to enjoy my 50th birthday party! I will be reading a poem “Two girls singing” by Iain … Continue reading It wasn’t the words or the tune. It was the singing
I have been asked to give a talk for the Deeside Heritage Society and will be giving this in Aboyne on the evening of the Thursday 19th October 2017. My … Continue reading My talk for the Deeside Heritage Society
Tarbrax by the high road tae Forfar Donald Mcpherson far fae Bovagli’s hamely braes. Black bothies left ahind, aiver speerited in saicret. Aye! Girnoc garrons twinty each – wi’ ankers … Continue reading Din-raisin wi’ Donald.
What anchors you to the world you live in? This is a film about Bridgealehouse, Kintore, Aberdeenshire Anchor’d from omphalos
Chapter 7 of ‘Deeside Tales’: The Muckle Inventors – Littlemill This chapter takes us to the life-blood of Deeside, for its capillaries, like the Girnoc, all flow into the silvery … Continue reading The Muckle Inventors – Littlemill