I made the ‘Edwin Morgan steps’ the best part of 15 years ago. Last week I repainted the inscribed words. On the steps I also carved this: This was how … Continue reading Edwin Morgan steps
With the Covid-19 pandemic and ‘lock down’ I have been retreating into the garden where I need not distance myself from the emerging green shoots of life. I have recently … Continue reading Scottish Gardener
Blackadder Walled Garden, Berwickshire. Music credit: King Creosote, live, Glasgow Concert Hall, 12 March 2020.
A film about Blackadder in the Borders. This film is for my mother, mother-in-law, my wife, and my daughter. It is also for Ella, Ena and Alice [Mrs Picken] Music … Continue reading Language is leaving me
This film is for Adam. It is the final film in a series. Music credit: ‘Intruder’ by Peter Gabriel. ‘Dr Marigold’: from the writings of Charles Dickens. The first … Continue reading Dr Marigold’s prescriptions
It has been five years since I last took part on Twitter. Whilst social media has so much to offer, I recall that I struggled with so much ‘noise’. I … Continue reading ‘So great was the noise during the day’
Last Friday I met, for the first time, Dr Evgeny Legedin who is a junior doctor working in psychiatry. Evgeny offers this description of himself on social media: “daring to … Continue reading A social maverick
I recently came across this delightful map of Hawkhill and its observatory. Before it was demolished this Georgian villa used to neighbour Holyrood Palace, just below Salisbury crags. The title … Continue reading “The MOCK DOCTOR, not acted before this season”
I have been reading about the ‘Greek Revival’ and have found myself fascinated by this Antiquary:
Peter’s latest film: [From 20-1-20 Hole Ousia will become first person]
This John Adam Villa was demolished in 1971. James Simpson saved the interior paintings by William Delacour.
I will be leaving the profession of Medicine on the 20th of January 2020. I have never had 20/20 vision and never will have! My eyesight is poor and I … Continue reading 20-1-20