A tube or twa of impure NEON

William Ramsay, Scottish scientist: William Ramsay, on his childhood: Our etymological dictionary begins: But this, of course, is a generalisation as William Ramsay reveals: William Ramsay, reminds us that the … Continue reading A tube or twa of impure NEON

A humanising sense of creativity

The following are extracts from an article in the Scotland on Sunday, 13 November 2022, about a new collection of the Edinburgh poems by Wilfred Owen and Seigfried Sassoon: Wilfred … Continue reading A humanising sense of creativity

a magic circle of circles

It is a cosmic mystery why oor nation has failed to recognise this cotter-toun lad: James Ferguson [1710-1776]: unschooled stargazer, mathematician, engineer, astronomer, philosopher and artist. A magic circle of … Continue reading a magic circle of circles

John Byrne

I am hoping to get to these current exhibitions of John Byrne’s art: CECI N’EST PAS UNE RÉTROSPECTIVE 25 May – 16 July 2022, The Fine Art Society, Edinburgh John … Continue reading John Byrne