‘Talk of possible snow’

The last time a UK General Election was held in Winter was in 1974. [please take no inference from this film as to how I may vote]

“F—ing mad ballistic he was a man needing a lobotomy”

This is my latest short film:

‘Why . . . I garden’

In the current BMJ, Peter Brennan explains ‘why . . . I garden’.

They felt

This film is carried by a recent conversation between Roddy Doyle and Antony Gormley. The full conversation can be heard here [as first aired on BBC Radio 4, Only Artists, … Continue reading They felt

‘VOTE FOR’

The UK General Election 2019. The last time a UK General Election was held in Winter was in 1974. [please take no inference from this film as to how I … Continue reading ‘VOTE FOR’

Standing ovation

This short film is based on ‘Thought for the day’ by Duncan McLaren, BBC Radio Scotland, 19 November 2019. The trees featured include those on the Altyre Estate (near Forres), … Continue reading Standing ovation

p a r r o t i a p e r s i c a

One of my favorite shrubs does not flower. It is called parrotia persica and each year it gives a wonderful display with every leaf unique in differing colours. The parrotia … Continue reading p a r r o t i a p e r s i c a

Big BUStA and the University of St Andrews Wind Band

Last night we were fortunate to be in the Holy Trinity Church, St Andrews, to hear Big BUStA and the University of St Andrews Wind Band. Rachel was playing Clarinet. … Continue reading Big BUStA and the University of St Andrews Wind Band

‘Nature’s Fashionable Lounge’

Today, I was [again] humbled by [another] happenstance reminder of how little I really know about the world that surrounds me! This reminder happened in the natural course of the … Continue reading ‘Nature’s Fashionable Lounge’

11am on the 11th of November 2001, Rachel fell down the stairs and broke her arm

Monday 11th November 2019. To mark the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front of World War … Continue reading 11am on the 11th of November 2001, Rachel fell down the stairs and broke her arm