PATNA within us

Four years ago, almost to the day, I visited this mausoleum. I was exploring a forgotten past. This mausoleum was erected by Dr William Fullerton in 1784 and placed at … Continue reading PATNA within us

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:

In the middle of the Yew

My fascination with Yew trees has neither a beginning nor an end.  

wilder and more memorable

Opening voice: Alastair McIntosh [BBC Radio Scotland ‘Thought for the day’, 15 August 2018 Closing voice: Professor Philip Davis, Director Centre for Research into Reading, Literature and Society, University of … Continue reading wilder and more memorable