This short film is about a walled garden that lost it’s walls and is now surounded by motorways: Music credits:  ‘The Kings Speech’ – Alexandre Desplat  ‘Is there … Continue reading near my dear home there’s a garden
In August 1952 the historic mansion of Carnbroe, Lanarkshire, was demolished: Carnbroe had a fine walled garden that nestled within a bend of the North Calder Water. Beside this walled … Continue reading ‘Kick the sleepers away’
From Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov. The ‘epic poem’ of S H A D E immediately follows . . .
This post is based on a feature in today’s Scottish Life about Dr Robert Blomfield.