The Observer Magazine

A few images, some with editing, from the Observer Magazine of Sunday 9th August 2020:

BIG TIME [it’s just me]

Filmed at Easter Limekilns, Dava, Scotland, 2nd August 2020. Music credit: Cosmic Love – a live performance by Florence and the Machine. This film is for CAROL FRASER.

The sky is alive

Thunderstorm, Bridge of Allan, Wednesday 12 August 2020 [3am – 5am] Music credit: The Glitter Freeze – by Gorillaz

The Well of the Seven Heads

An old obelisk with a macabre tale has long stood by the side of Loch Oich in the Scottish Highlands. Erected in 1812 by the Chief of Clan Macdonnell, the … Continue reading The Well of the Seven Heads

By this Algorithm

The ‘location’ of this centre  of Scotland: Footnote: A few years ago I made this film: This ‘centre of Scotland’  had been calculated by a different algorithm.

‘At this stage of the pandemic’

I visited Pluscarden Abbey on the last day of July 2020. Sadly it was not open. This notice was pinned on the Abbey doorway:    

Never FAR Away

On my recent trip to Moray I stayed in a Guest House in Elgin. To get to Elgin Town Centre I had to use this subway. I found the wording … Continue reading Never FAR Away

Restoration Project: Callanish Blackhouse Tearoom

Please might you support Emma Rennie in the restoration of this Callanish Blackhouse as a Tearoom. Full details can be found here. In the summer of 2008, as a family, … Continue reading Restoration Project: Callanish Blackhouse Tearoom

‘BUCKIE is coming out of its buckie’

Having visited 20 Main Street, Buckpool: I came across a building that caught my eye. On first sight it looked like a chapel. On further investigation I found that it … Continue reading ‘BUCKIE is coming out of its buckie’

Odds and Ends [a large selection of wallpapers]

This film is about diversity: how it is displayed and how it is ‘understood’. Some time ago I came across this long since abandoned Drapers Shop on the Buildings at … Continue reading Odds and Ends [a large selection of wallpapers]

an ordinary Degree

I gained two ordinary degrees before becoming a specialist. Sian, my wife, has been a General Practitioner in all the time that we have been together. I am now retired … Continue reading an ordinary Degree