So you think you know what it is to be Scottish? Well, read ‘Hame’ by Annalena MacAfee. It is a lovely book. This is my “Review”:
Photograph: Barbreck Mausoleum from the Folly Words: some of a page from ‘A Far Cry From Kensington’ by Muriel Spark Other ruins can be found here.
This is a 1971 review of a book of ten years before. It was published in The Kist, Number Two, Martinmas 1971:
I am no gatekeeper.
I was most fortunate that throughout my childhood I was able to spend the summer months in Argyll. My uncle, John Gibson Scott, had a cottage high above the shores … Continue reading Argyll
This is a film about Buck, Cabrach. Poor.Old.Love. from omphalos Music credits: (1) ‘Easy Love’ by Badly Drawn Boy (2) ‘Piano Theme’ by Badly Drawn Boy (3) ‘The Blossoms’ by … Continue reading Poor.Old.Love.