Within and without art and science, I am just me.
So you think you know what it is to be Scottish? Well, read ‘Hame’ by Annalena MacAfee. It is a lovely book. This is my “Review”:
a POST SCRIPT to symbolism. Dr Felix Post made ‘science’ of the dead. he categorised all [dead] artists by disease of lives that POST had never shared and ‘evidence’ alone … Continue reading The loss of feeling
Omphalos films seek to consider: the only physical connection of our lives. from our beginning we become.
I am going to share some beautiful short poems by Rupi Kaur
I have always been fascinated with gateways. This is the first in a series of G A T E K E E P E R films. Let it be clear: … Continue reading Gatekeeper [summer edition]
A storyteller magically reached out to me: and I felt glorious. That kindly reach, the shared feel of all my Carmichaels, Camlets and Bardies. Scotland’s bonnie tapestry: where charm is … Continue reading And I felt glorious
The Glasgae poet, Tom Leonard died a few days before Christmas. I would have liked to have shared my film ‘PROOF’ with Tom Leonard. It is a film that considers … Continue reading Tom Leonard
This film was shot at Gilbertfield castle, near Cambuslang. William Hamilton of Gilbertfield (c. 1665-1751) was a friend and correspondent of the poet Allan Ramsay. It was Hamilton who encouraged … Continue reading To write in the dialect of his country
Northern Scot – Saturday 12th March 1892 The Late ‘La Teste’ Does the road to Parnassus lead on to the Poorhouse? Sometimes it would almost seem so. La Teste – … Continue reading La Teste