The days of the White Horse Inn, Perth, are numbered. This Inn was part of Perth before the first ordinance survey.
Designed by Robert Adam, Balbardie was described as his best classical house in Scotland, the grand manner in miniature. Balbardie had a life lived short: barely sixty years. Balbardie House … Continue reading Balbardie
I will be leaving the profession of Medicine on the 20th of January 2020. I have never had 20/20 vision and never will have! My eyesight is poor and I … Continue reading 20-1-20
All material used in this short film, apart from archive footage of my children, was taken by Peter on a visit to Glasgow on Monday 9th December 2019. Music Credit: … Continue reading The world is beautiful
The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is currently showing an exhibition of the work of Paula Rego. I am hoping to go next week.
This was how Alex Bell began his Opinion Piece in The Courier of the 5th December 2019. Caledonian Antisyzygy may be a term that is not much heard but I … Continue reading ‘A dollop of Caledonian Antisyzygy’
This is my latest short film:
This film begins with the voice of Antony Gormley. The music track is ‘Fortune’ by Wye Oak [I do not have copyright] This film is dedicated to Lesley Winton
Yesterday, I went to view this retrospective of the photography by Linda McCartney at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. It is well worth a visit. Last year I made this film about … Continue reading Linda McCartney: RETROSPECTIVE
In the centre of Scotland, major motorway improvements to the M8, M73 and M74 have recently been completed. As a result, a lowland glen, and the historic estate once known … Continue reading Old Monkland Lunatics’ Society
In the centre of Scotland, major motorway improvements to the M8, M73 and M74 have recently been completed. As a result, a lowland glen, and the historic estate once known … Continue reading Douglas Support
This Coatbridge pub is soon to be demolished. Music credit: ‘Pauper’s Dough’ from ‘Scotland with Love’ Film Credit: ‘My Childhood’ from the ‘Bill Douglas Trilogy’