The making of the future

This film follows the ideas and creativity of Patrick Geddes [1854-1932] A Russian doctor, on seeing a sketched image of Patrick Geddes, asked if this was me? I replied that … Continue reading The making of the future

Elizabeth and Ada [two girls singing]

This elegant angel stands in Warriston cemetry, Edinburgh. It was raised to  remember two sisters: Elizabeth Charlotte Turnbull who died aged 15 months of Typoid Fever: Ada Isabella Turnbull who … Continue reading Elizabeth and Ada [two girls singing]

The Muses claim’d him

At the edge of a field, north of Crookston Wood, parish of Heriot, there is an undated monument taking the form of an obelisk: The Ordnance Survey book of 1856 … Continue reading The Muses claim’d him

At Drumclog

The Battle of Drumclog was fought on 1 June 1679, between a group of Covenanters and the forces of John Graham of Claverhouse. The Covenanters’ flag from this battle at … Continue reading At Drumclog