“Fit for a Prince”

The cover story of the property supplement in today’s Scotland on Sunday features the beautiful restoration of Kingsburgh Boathouse, Skye. Nearly five years ago I made this experimental film after … Continue reading “Fit for a Prince”

‘The Halt Stone’

Not far from Loch Eun, a small fishing loch in Caithness, there used to be an upright stone called ‘Clach Seasaimh’ or  ‘the Halt Stone’. A translation of the Gaelic … Continue reading ‘The Halt Stone’

‘the first of a long series of wandering Hellenists’

I have been reading about the ‘Greek Revival’ and have found myself fascinated by this Antiquary:

Jane Austen

A film about a ‘Greek Revival’ cottage, near Fettercairn. Torwood cottage was built c1829. The first family to live there was the Austen family. They had a daughter called Jane … Continue reading Jane Austen

A Liberal patient

A film about Dalnawillan Lodge, Caithness. This film is for the Sinclair family. [please note: the road to Dalnawillan Lodge is private and no vehicle access is permitted without the … Continue reading A Liberal patient

Captain Slater

This film is for Captain Slater. Music credits: (1) ‘Chasing the Sun’ by James Ross (2) ‘Motets’ – by Johann Sebastian Bach My thanks to Dr Ian Collins The following … Continue reading Captain Slater

Seeing Brexit through many lenses

Filmed on ‘Brexit Day’ at Doulie Tower, Edzell, Fettercairn. Music credit: ‘Exit music’ by Steven Lindsay