The Laundry Problem

This film is about Patriothall Laundry in Eyre Terrace, Edinburgh. Built in 1904 it was recently demolished. Please note: some of the images used are of Craigmillar Laundry and the … Continue reading The Laundry Problem


In 1874, Robert Louis Stevenson and his father, inscribed their initials and a symbol of the rising sun into a tree in the corner of the garden surrounding Swanston Cottage: … Continue reading Arborglyphs

The Central Dogma and ‘junk’

DNA has two distinct functions in the life of the individual and of the species. As Watson and Crick had immediately realised, its double helical structure means that, when unwound, … Continue reading The Central Dogma and ‘junk’