A future for the past

A film about Tullibody House that was demolished in the early 1960s. This film is for Alison and Raj Burgul and their three children: Sunita, Anisha and Rohin. [when I … Continue reading A future for the past

‘Truth is bigger than any one perspective’

This is not an attack upon science. It is no more than a film that seeks the wonderful libraries that may be found at the end of corridors. How truthfully … Continue reading ‘Truth is bigger than any one perspective’

Being part of something larger than ourselves

I feel most fortunate that I have been given the opportunity to help as a volunteer for Green Routes. This charity is based in the old walled garden of Gartmore House. … Continue reading Being part of something larger than ourselves

You get to see the cosmic blaze

Andrew Robert Gordon was born when the comet Hale Bopp was shining brightly in the night sky. What follows are quotes from some of my favourite writers and poets.   … Continue reading You get to see the cosmic blaze

Follow a line. Follow an idea. Follow a story. Follow a rhythm

The A68 trunk road still connects Scotland to England and England to Scotland. On Dun Law hill a solitary abandoned Inn has always caught my eye. Today the only neighbour … Continue reading Follow a line. Follow an idea. Follow a story. Follow a rhythm

The caption is wrong

This is not an attack upon science. It is no more than a film that seeks the wonderful libraries that may be found at the end of corridors. How truthfully … Continue reading The caption is wrong

Can you unfeel that?

Belle & Sebastian at Perth Concert Hall, Friday 23rd March 2018. The following quotes have been used as idents: Mukul Kesavan – “I would step into the real world of … Continue reading Can you unfeel that?

Not all of us receive the ends that we deserve

This is a post about a house called ‘Rockville’, 3 Napier Road, Edinburgh. It was built by James Gowans. Rockville was demolished in 1966. Today, only the gateposts survive. James … Continue reading Not all of us receive the ends that we deserve

Silent as light

The Antiquary: “is preoccupied on every level by the relation between past and present.” Mary Midgley: “These doctrines are often bizarrely over-confident and over-simple” George Orwell in Why I Write: … Continue reading Silent as light