From yesterday’s Scotland on Sunday. Yes, we must let roadside flowers grow!
Sir Tom Devine, the Herald, Sunday 14 June 2020: D U N I R A, a lost garden, which Nature is healing:
At the weekend, our daughter Rachel made a BLACK LIVES MATTER sign and put it up in our front window beside the RAINBOW that she had previously made with her … Continue reading 150 feet above the rest of us
I once made a film about the lost garden of D U N I R A . A number of years later, I came across this verse inscribed on a … Continue reading ‘These buds of love’
‘The Rings of Saturn’ by W. G. Sebald was considered by critics to be “one of the most remarkable books of the year”
I was very fortunate to have been commissioned by Alexander McCall Smith to make short films of two of the songs from ‘These are our Hands’. One of those films … Continue reading herring and silk: loss, light
A quote from ‘The Rings of Saturn’ by W G Sebald. This is for Mrs Picken.
Quotes about gates (one of my fascinations) from ‘The Rings of Saturn’ by W G Sebald
The circular Yew hedge in ‘The Rings of Saturn’ by W G Sebald
There is a haunting account of the Somerleyton Yew maze in ‘The Rings of Saturn’ by W G Sebald
W G Sebald begins ‘The Rings of Saturn’ with his search for the Skull of Dr Thomas Browne (1605-1682):
Two summers ago I left my old coat in the centre of Aberdeen on a gravestone in St Nicholas kirkyard. The coat was old and had first been worn by … Continue reading an old coat