For my birthday, my son Andrew gave me ‘How the World Thinks’ by Julian Baggini. What a wonderful world journey it takes you on as it explores philosophies of living. … Continue reading ‘How the World Thinks’
I would suggest that these hints matter today as much as any time in history:
My recent wanderings at Inchbrakie returned me to Newton of Condie. For me, now in late 2018, this was a timely re-acquaintance. Laurence Oliphant of Condie [as described in 1831]: … Continue reading Doctor, why are you striding about there?
I was delighted to see the Perth poet William Soutar on the front page of the Scotsman of 4th January 2018. Ajay Close is correct, William Soutar has a most rightful place in … Continue reading The poetic genius written out of Scottish history
This is a film about the ruin of Newton of Condie House in Perthshire, near Bridge of Earn. Credits: (1) Thomas Mann (2) Anton Chekhov (3) Clannad
Filmed at Lynedoch, Perthshire, Thursday 15th June 2017. Peter is reading the words of Hilary Mantel (from the Reith lecture 2017) Music is composed and performed by James Ross – … Continue reading REPARATION (a prequel and sequel)
Some of the films by Omphalos on Skye: