A friendship in letters

Letters, handwritten and sent by post: a way of communicating that has become more of the past than the present. The intimacy of a letter – as shared between friends … Continue reading A friendship in letters

Frozen Lochindorb

Lochindorb, a freshwater loch north of Grantown on Spey,  has been fozen over. This picture was in the Scotsman, 12 January 2021. Lochindorb is located on the bleak Dava Moor. … Continue reading Frozen Lochindorb

‘Tomb of the Red Lady’

This film is about a mausoleum in Warriston Cemetery, Edinburgh. The mausoleum no longer survives as it was heavily vandalised and had to be demolished in the late 1980s [the … Continue reading ‘Tomb of the Red Lady’

‘There’s this shadow beside him in the painting’

Apart from the closinq quote – which is from Peter Pan – the passages  below are all from MAYFLIES by Andrew O’Hagan: