Household name

I visited Poltalloch mansion, Argyll, on Tuesday 14th March 2018. This is my film on Poltalloch:

Waiting for the last bus

I have just been to our local book shop to buy the latest book by Richard Holloway, ‘Waiting for the last bus’. It comes highly recommended by Stuart Kelly. My … Continue reading Waiting for the last bus

Silent as light

The Antiquary: “is preoccupied on every level by the relation between past and present.” Mary Midgley: “These doctrines are often bizarrely over-confident and over-simple” George Orwell in Why I Write: … Continue reading Silent as light

Sapere Aude

The author Adam Nicolson in “Sea Room”: The poet and doctor William Carlos Williams talked of an adventure: Mukul Kesavan in “Looking through glass” Captain Charles Ryder in Brideshead Revisited about … Continue reading Sapere Aude