Told with an evident truth as unflinching as it is tender

I recently read Father and Son by the writer and poet  Edmund Gosse. This ‘memoir’ was written in 1907 and subtitled ‘a study of two temperaments.’ I was reminded of … Continue reading Told with an evident truth as unflinching as it is tender

A newly planted orchard

Yesterday, with several other volunteers, I was back helping Kate, the Head Gardener for Bannockburn House Trust.  I feel fortunate to be a wee part of this wonderful community endeavour … Continue reading A newly planted orchard

A letter to Dr Flaxman

Yesterday I sent this ‘letter’ to my friend Dr Flaxman:

Inside Science

In today’s Scotsman, the Inside Science column is by Stephen Lawrie, Professor of Psychiatry at Edinburgh University. It can be read here . As a native of Edinburgh and a … Continue reading Inside Science