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

Who owns the land?

This image, as printed in Scotland on Sunday, 21 March 2021,  returned my thoughts to the Cabrach, and a series of films that I made long ago:

Cabrach Telephone Box

This photograph of the Cabrach Telephone Box featured in the Scotsman, 11 February 2021. When we lived at Tillybin, Aberdeenshire, there was a red telephone box at the road end. … Continue reading Cabrach Telephone Box

Theatrical Excitement in Edinburgh

The above is from the Book of Scottish Anecdote. I made this film about Scotland’s first theatre: The Book of Scottish Anecdote gives this account of the Theatre in Shakespeare … Continue reading Theatrical Excitement in Edinburgh