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

Shakespeare Square

Between 1769 and 1860 Edinburgh’s Theatre Royal was the focus of Shakespeare Square [a Square that was removed long ago to make way for the North Bridge and the Victorian … Continue reading Shakespeare Square

sunshine is guid for us all

For more than a decade I campaigned for Sunshine legislation for Scotland. In 2013 I raised a petition with the Scottish Parliament. Given the need for consideration of a wide-range … Continue reading sunshine is guid for us all

Bauld Fergusson, lang syne deid

‘Bauld Fergusson, tho lang syne deid, Shamed o thae curs wir kintra lead, An hud the nous e’en yet tae rede, Brave Peter’s placard; Whiles MSP’s aa turnt their heids, … Continue reading Bauld Fergusson, lang syne deid