Last Monday

The following poem is addressed to Robert Hepburn who died in Temple, 1798.  It is based on a  stone gateway that has out-survived the house that it long since introduced. … Continue reading Last Monday


This is an artistic film by a ‘modern ruin’. The film carries some of my recent adventure in and around Lothian. I found Dryden bridge broken (the house was long … Continue reading broken

Perennial in its freshness

At the beginning of this week I followed a tree-lined avenue to where Dryden House once stood. The land around Dryden House was mined without consideration of extinction. Dryden House … Continue reading Perennial in its freshness