Quality tableware

A short film about the small, inter-tidal, Hebridean island of Vallay. My thanks to Fraser MacDonald for kindly allowing me to use short passages from his wonderful narrative essay: The … Continue reading Quality tableware

A Thousand Chances

A film about the Mortlich Obelisk to the 10th Marquis of Huntly. The obelisk collapsed on the 7th November 1912. The iron cross that surmounted it survives, but broken, amongst … Continue reading A Thousand Chances

Suicide of a Captain

Last year I visited Thurso bay to visit the memorial to Captain Michael Atwell Slater [1796-1842] the hydrographer who helped chart Scotland’s coastline. Alas, I found that his memorial had … Continue reading Suicide of a Captain

The Lass o’ the Lecht

28 May 2021. ‘Hale Bopp’,  the ‘Pawky Duchess of Lost’ and Peter, travelled north to visit the ‘lass o’ the lecht’: