April 1963

Thanks to Geoff and Joy Darracott, Pentwyn, for keeping this newspaper from the time of Dai and Eileen’s marriage:

Girgenti: footnotes and forget-me-nots

Introducing Girgenti At Girgenti you can still hear two girls sing. Girgenti followed Paestum From Thimble Row to Discoveries:

Discoveries at Gigenti

This is my final film on Girgenti:

From Thimble Row to Girgenti

Isabella Thomson Masters was born at 11am on the 15th August 1860 at 19 Hospital Street, Perth.  Her young mother worked in a factory and could not read or write. … Continue reading From Thimble Row to Girgenti

Auld friends and visitors

I recently shared a film that I made at what little remains of Craighall Castle, Fife. I had long wanted to visit the castle as it was featured in “Fife … Continue reading Auld friends and visitors

Paradoxically, has at once too little and too much plot

This is a film about Newmiln House, St Martins, Perthshire. It was where the actor Liam Neeson and fellow cast members stayed during the filming of Rob Roy. This was … Continue reading Paradoxically, has at once too little and too much plot