something already in the past

This wonderful photograph of a Chestnut tree in the South Downs featured in the Scotsman, 16 February 2021. I have superimposed onto this image the words of Kathleen Jamie from … Continue reading something already in the past

Tommy Bryce

I came across this photograph in the CANMORE archive. The position of repose made me laugh. The image was annotated “Professor T H Bryce in Shetland. Copied from a photograph … Continue reading Tommy Bryce

Aloysius

Aloysius gained iconic status as the teddy bear clutched by effete Oxford student Sebastian Flyte in the 1981 television adaptation of the Evelyn Waugh classic “Brideshead Revisited.” The original Aloysius … Continue reading Aloysius

To Sea in a Sieve

I came across this interesting story in the Scotland on Sunday, 9 August 2020 [the author of this book, Peter Bull, was a collector of teddy bears, one of his … Continue reading To Sea in a Sieve