We were very sensitive about colours at that time

Metroland, a novel by Julian Barnes, is about two school-age boys growing older in the world. The novel begins and ends with sodium street lighting. One of my favourite poems … Continue reading We were very sensitive about colours at that time

‘I don’t seem to feel my age’

I am looking forward to more little expeditions in 2018 with my friend Ian. This image was taken at the lost garden of Dunira, Perthshire. The words are from ‘Offshore’ … Continue reading ‘I don’t seem to feel my age’

Shifting light, changing skies and sudden vistas

On the 11th June 2014 I received the above message from Alexander McCall Smith. You can perhaps imagine how this affected me. The Great Tapestry of Scotland. One of my … Continue reading Shifting light, changing skies and sudden vistas