The words within this image are from ‘Offshore’ by Penelope Fitzgerald.
I am looking forward to more little expeditions in 2018 with my friend Ian. This image was taken at the lost garden of Dunira, Perthshire. The words are from ‘Offshore’ … Continue reading ‘I don’t seem to feel my age’
My mother and father gave me this oil painting for my 50th birthday. It was by an Edinburgh artist, Robert Anderson and painted in the last years of his life … Continue reading ‘A few distant correspondents’
The Antiquary: “is preoccupied on every level by the relation between past and present.” Mary Midgley: “These doctrines are often bizarrely over-confident and over-simple” George Orwell in Why I Write: … Continue reading Silent as light