To become a ‘National Music Centre’

This is great news! What a wonderful act of philanthropy this is by Carol Grigor: For many years I have been part of a widely shared determination to see Edinburgh’s … Continue reading To become a ‘National Music Centre’

That’s where the green scent came from

‘The garden was looking glorious on a damp Summer’s day’

I was delighted to see this photograph of Little Sparta inSaturday’s Scotsman. I met Ian Hamilton Findlay at Little Sparta in 1992. As an artist and poet few other Scots … Continue reading ‘The garden was looking glorious on a damp Summer’s day’

“A place with no quotation marks”

In childhood I was considered by my teachers as a “backward reader” and a child without promise. In adulthood I became a voracious reader interested in just about any narrative. … Continue reading “A place with no quotation marks”