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

something already in the past

This wonderful photograph of a Chestnut tree in the South Downs featured in the Scotsman, 16 February 2021. I have superimposed onto this image the words of Kathleen Jamie from … Continue reading something already in the past

‘SCOTUS’

John Gibson Scott, my uncle, was known to his fellow university students as ‘SCOTUS’. My uncle died on 7th May 2012. He was a man not without flaws [who is … Continue reading ‘SCOTUS’

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: