This is a short passage from “The Accidental” by Ali Smith:
Some of my films on the Cabrach, Scotland:
My Gordon family came from remote and lost parts of Aberdeenshire. For some reason I keep returning to the now ruinous homesteads of my forebears where only wild kailyards continue … Continue reading Kailyards
This film begins with the sign outside Carubber’s Manse, Edinburgh. The opening voice is that of Ben Okri. The song is ‘My True Country’ by Paul Buchanan.