How is he, that gentle gardener?

   

‘An energetic and brilliant (if quirky) polymath’

The following account of Dr Arthur Brock (1879-1947) is from this paper by David Cantor:

on the day of his death

From the bank of the river Tweed looking towards Abbotsford I wrote a poem.  A poem to my faither. A branch of an old tree was my seat.

our dear neighbour

Crawford has been our dear neighbour for almost two decades. We are so fortunate to live next door to him in a house that architecturally mirror’s his. Crawford is retired … Continue reading our dear neighbour

statues

“Meet you at the statue in an hour” is the closing line of the song ‘Piazza, New York Catcher’ by Belle and Sebastian. This line is repeated twice.     … Continue reading statues

several screws are missing

[photographed opposite Balgreen, Edinburgh, Friday 14th June 2019]