Outside medicine he was a keen gardener

A few years ago I spent a week exploring Scottish gardens that had been tended by a namesake – Peter Gordon, ‘Jobbing Gardener, Forres’. I had considered that, despite having … Continue reading Outside medicine he was a keen gardener

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

Architect recieves medal after 70 years wait

A 94 year-old architect denied a prestigious student award during World War Two because of his German origins, has been finally honoured. Born in Berlin in 1920, Antony Wolffe fled … Continue reading Architect recieves medal after 70 years wait

A day in the life of a young trainee architect

Hamish McLachlan [1920-2011] studied at the Edinburgh College of Art from 1937. His studies were interrupted by war service from 1940 to 1946, and he finally received his diploma in … Continue reading A day in the life of a young trainee architect