‘It’s good to hear your voice’

Whilst staying at Walnut Grove I read ‘How to be both’ by Ali Smith. It is a wonderful novel that reminds us why Art is so important in our lives. … Continue reading ‘It’s good to hear your voice’

t a k i n g T H E i n s i d e O U T S I D E

It was wonderful to read in Scotland on Sunday, 30 May 2021, that Hospitalfield House and Gardens have re-opened to the public.  I look forward to re-visting soon! Footnote: I … Continue reading t a k i n g T H E i n s i d e O U T S I D E

A force of nature

When I moved to Aberdeen in 1985 to study Medicine the first poster that I bought was from Aberdeen Art Gallery. It was this wonderful painting ‘Brother and sister’ painted … Continue reading A force of nature

For my mum and dad

These films about Edinburgh are for my mum and dad. Mrs Picken, an elderly widow, who day after day, year after year, left an apple on her window-sill for me … Continue reading For my mum and dad