A tube or twa of impure NEON

William Ramsay, Scottish scientist: William Ramsay, on his childhood: Our etymological dictionary begins: But this, of course, is a generalisation as William Ramsay reveals: William Ramsay reminds us that the … Continue reading A tube or twa of impure NEON

An overlooked Scot

The Scotsman 16th August 2022: The Scotsman, 17 October 1923 The discovery of Insulin: To play this short film please click here or on the image above.

Canto 2

The following short films by Peter are about poets and poetry [please click on each image to play a different film]: Balansnummer [a protest poem]: I have written my heart … Continue reading Canto 2

Platform 11

There was once a very special garden located where today folk arrive and leave from Waverley Station, Edinburgh. This Physic garden sat at the east end of the Nor Loch … Continue reading Platform 11