Canto 2

The following short films by Peter are about poets and poetry [please click on each image to play a different film]: Balansnummer [a protest poem]: I have written my heart … Continue reading Canto 2

To become a ‘National Music Centre’

This is great news! What a wonderful act of philanthropy this is by Carol Grigor: For many years I have been part of a widely shared determination to see Edinburgh’s … Continue reading To become a ‘National Music Centre’

Whigham Inn

Whigham Inn, Sanquhar [also known as Queensberry Arms Hotel] has become a ‘Building at Risk‘. In ‘A Very Parochial Anthology’ by T. A. Johnston the following verse by Rabbie Burns is … Continue reading Whigham Inn

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