Hame

So you think you know what it is to be Scottish? Well, read ‘Hame’ by Annalena MacAfee. It is a lovely book. This is my “Review”:

Albyn’s Anthology

This film is about one of Scotland’s smallest islands: Eilean nam Faoileag, Loch Rannoch. This film is dedicated to the Royal Society of Edinburgh On this island is a Folly. … Continue reading Albyn’s Anthology

I, Vow Yews

I,Vow is a small island in Loch Lomond containing the remains of a Castle, and several ruins . It is closely wooded and contains a number of Yew trees supposed … Continue reading I, Vow Yews

St Columba’s Yew

The poet Tomas Tranströmer said: The following account of St. Columba`s Yew on the island of Bernera was written by Paul Greenwood: “Bernera is a tiny tidal isle to the … Continue reading St Columba’s Yew

‘Quiet, polite and deferential’

Filmed in Kintyre and on the island of Davaar on the 5th February 2019. This film is for the memory of Archibald MacKinnon who first painted Christ on a crucifix … Continue reading ‘Quiet, polite and deferential’

Day of the Dead at Killin

In last week’s Stirling Observer I came across this report about the MacNab burial ground on the island of Innis Bhuidhe, Killin: I visited this island in March of this … Continue reading Day of the Dead at Killin

Omphalos

A film about McCaig’s unfinished tower above Oban: a “southern elsewhere” that has become iconic for Oban. Omphalos from omphalos This film explores identity: small “I” and big “I”. The film also explores … Continue reading Omphalos