‘A vast telescope will create a movie of the universe’

On the night before Sian’s mother died we were talking with her about all sorts of stuff. I brought into the conversation Catherine Heymans who had recently been appointed as … Continue reading ‘A vast telescope will create a movie of the universe’

The sounds of the Garrel

Vairy early on a spring morning, the year afore last – I went luikin in the Kilsyth foothills for a God. In the Garrel Glen, a journey into experience began. … Continue reading The sounds of the Garrel

ALLIANCE

This is a poem written by myself as a ‘human of Scotland’. I am also a retired NHS doctor who worked for over 25 years in Scottish hospitals. As a … Continue reading ALLIANCE

Told with an evident truth as unflinching as it is tender

I recently read Father and Son by the writer and poet  Edmund Gosse. This ‘memoir’ was written in 1907 and subtitled ‘a study of two temperaments.’ I was reminded of … Continue reading Told with an evident truth as unflinching as it is tender