Made by my daughter from my old work shirts

Facemask [June 2020]

2mm

This short film is about a village response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Footage is from Bridge of Allan and from our house and garden. The voice is that of Alastair … Continue reading 2mm

27 High Street, Dunblane

I rise very early, and on Monday I went for a local walk along the Allan Water to Dunblane. It was a little drizzly and the river was in good … Continue reading 27 High Street, Dunblane

Teddy bears: from their window

sightlines

Scattered occasions from a day in our garden. *In our garden I have been reading Sightlines by Kathleen Jamie

‘A lover of the wayside flower’

A few weeks before the ‘lockdown’ I visited the cemetery in Tillicoultry.  At this date none of us were sure that a pandemic was unfolding: unknowing of our immediate future … Continue reading ‘A lover of the wayside flower’

Kindness

A selection of neighbourhood and newspaper images from yesterday and the day before:

Blossom

We live beside a 150 year old fountain that no longer flows and a play-park currently without children. A few pictures from this morning: the best blossom is to be … Continue reading Blossom

Beside the castle

Last night, as the sun was setting, I wandered through the Valley cemetery that tucks in close beside Stirling castle. The Valley was full of Angels, Spring blossom and bird … Continue reading Beside the castle