Kenneth Kaunda

I share Lord Steel’s astonishment that the Scotsman did not report the death of Kenneth Kuanda, Zambia’s first President. This letter, by Lord Steel, was published in the Scotsman on … Continue reading Kenneth Kaunda

Secret of the Yew Tree

‘If we are on a path of initiation into the secrets of landscape, earthlore and healing, the yew tree can become a powerful heirophant.’ The Ormiston Yew The circular Yew … Continue reading Secret of the Yew Tree

A fine view

This lovely story features in the Book of Scottish Anecdote. I was fortunate to spend long periods of my childhood in Argyll. This film recalls some of that time:

11.18

My uncle, John Gibson Scott, once owned Tower of Glenstrae in Argyll. The house was looked after by his mother (my Granny). The Tower has a wonderful view of Kilchurn … Continue reading 11.18