In 1855, Duncan Brown, Janitor for the Glasgow School of Art and pioneering amateur photographer, took a photograph of five men and two boys in a garden . . . … Continue reading of absence and presence
HMS K13, a steam-powered submarine, was built at Fairfield Shipbuilders, Glasgow, and launched on the 11th November 1916. 29 January 1917, whilst on sea trials in Gareloch , there was … Continue reading K13
In primary school I was considered to be a backward scholar who exhibited ‘no pace’ to learning. In particular I struggled with language and routinely talked about myself in the … Continue reading To call a spade a spade
Apart from the closinq quote – which is from Peter Pan – the passages below are all from MAYFLIES by Andrew O’Hagan:
Sian keeps reminding that I need to make more clear [a priori set out] the context of my thoughts! This film is based on the first Edinburgh home of Allan … Continue reading Published
I visited Glenfruin School House last week. It is currently for sale. The artist, Gregor Ian Smith, was it’s last lived occupant.
How would you share what matters to you about your closest friend ? If your best friend was represented as Figure I., and in a Text book, what would you … Continue reading EPHEMERON [Fig. I]
Malcolm Allan of Coneyhill, Bridge of Allan.
Stirling Observer, Wednesday, 21st October 2020:
As reported in the Scotsman, 20 October 2020: Along with this Editorial:
As reported in Scotland on Sunday, 18 October 2020.