Rare Species

A film based on a several pages of Edwin Morgan’s scrapbooks [a selection of a selection of ] The words are from letters written by Edwin Morgan [sources: MIDWAY and … Continue reading Rare Species

Hospitalfield

The week before last, this was ‘picture of the week’ in the Herald. Two years ago, Sian and Peter visited Hospitalfield. It is a special place that encourages and supports … Continue reading Hospitalfield

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‘Stories we tell ourselves’

Tomorrow I am going to the bookshop to buy the latest book by Richard Holloway: Stories we tell ourselves. Richard Holloway is a regular face at the Edinburgh Festivals and … Continue reading ‘Stories we tell ourselves’

NETWORK 3 [voices]

A film of voices. Voices include: Andrew Gordon, an unknown commentator, Anne Baird, BBC announcer, William Boyd, Ben Okri, Captain Charles Ryder, Jeremy Irons, Ella Rae, Domino, Dr Ian Collins, … Continue reading NETWORK 3 [voices]

The Observer Magazine

A few images, some with editing, from the Observer Magazine of Sunday 9th August 2020:

‘On page 340 there is a smudged fingerprint’

I read with interest the Scotland on Sunday review of Ali Smith’s Summer. It will be my next read, along with Richard Holloway’s new book.

the texture of time

This film represents a little of my visit to Edinburgh on the 6th July 2020. This film is for my mum. This film is also for Alexander McCall Smith and … Continue reading the texture of time

Hybernaculum

The Garlet

My retirement

I have been considering, for some time now, whether I should continue doing what I do in terms of what some refer to as ‘activism’. My interest is in ethics, … Continue reading My retirement