Stravaiging need not be lonely

Peter’s short films on gates and gateways [please click on each image to play a different film]: A rain-faded notice pinned upon a gate: G A T E W A … Continue reading Stravaiging need not be lonely

A dry fountain that once gushed and sparkled in the sunlight

The very last day of 1911 [as reported in the Stirling Observer]:

Outside medicine he was a keen gardener

A few years ago I spent a week exploring Scottish gardens that had been tended by a namesake – Peter Gordon, ‘Jobbing Gardener, Forres’. I had considered that, despite having … Continue reading Outside medicine he was a keen gardener

More of a journey than a gateway

I have been scraping our rusty and paint-flaked garden gate. This gate dates back to 1880, the same date as our house. I wonder how many folk have opened and … Continue reading More of a journey than a gateway