PATNA within us

Four years ago, almost to the day, I visited this mausoleum. I was exploring a forgotten past. This mausoleum was erected by Dr William Fullerton in 1784 and placed at … Continue reading PATNA within us

CAMPFIRE CONVERSATIONS

Wouldn’t it be lovely to sit around a campfire and listen to a story told by Karine Polwart about supernovas! This, followed by her singing! [As reported in the Scotsman,16 … Continue reading CAMPFIRE CONVERSATIONS

A fine view

This lovely story features in the Book of Scottish Anecdote. I was fortunate to spend long periods of my childhood in Argyll. This film recalls some of that time:

His suicide was likened to a library burning down

The TIMES review  of ‘A Tomb With a View’ by Peter Ross begins and ends with Shane Mac Thomáis [1967 -214].