Rare Species

A film based on a several pages of Edwin Morgan’s scrapbooks [a selection of a selection of ] The words are from letters written by Edwin Morgan [sources: MIDWAY and … Continue reading Rare Species

two poems

Peter Gordon reading two poems. Thursday 8 October 2020, Mossgrove, Bridge of Allan:

UPROOTED

I have been exploring the archives of the Glasgow School of Art. In doing so I have come across an uncelbrated pioneer photographer. Duncan Brown [1819-1897] was a pioneer amateur … Continue reading UPROOTED

We are the Change-Makers

Last Friday, I was invited to be part of a poetry evening with a wide range of poets. All the poems read were from the recently published anthology ‘We are … Continue reading We are the Change-Makers

In the middle of the Yew

My fascination with Yew trees has neither a beginning nor an end.  

broken

This is an artistic film by a ‘modern ruin’. The film carries some of my recent adventure in and around Lothian. I found Dryden bridge broken (the house was long … Continue reading broken

Queen Mary’s Thorn Tree

Queen Mary’s Thorn Tree is one of five trees contending for Scottish Tree of 2020: We visited this ancient tree on Tuesday 2nd Sepotember 2020:

“rock that is older than thought”

In today’s Herald, Rab McNeill shares the wonder of reading previously unpublished poems by Nan Shepherd and how this inspired him to add a line from one of these poems … Continue reading “rock that is older than thought”