‘The science of bullshitting’

As a species we are rather good at bullshitting! In the Observer, Sunday before last, I came across an interview with the cognitive scientist Martin Turpin [18 July 2021]:

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

‘The garden was looking glorious on a damp Summer’s day’

I was delighted to see this photograph of Little Sparta inSaturday’s Scotsman. I met Ian Hamilton Findlay at Little Sparta in 1992. As an artist and poet few other Scots … Continue reading ‘The garden was looking glorious on a damp Summer’s day’

‘It’s good to hear your voice’

Whilst staying at Walnut Grove I read ‘How to be both’ by Ali Smith. It is a wonderful novel that reminds us why Art is so important in our lives. … Continue reading ‘It’s good to hear your voice’