The notion of ‘through’ persisted

This film is for Anna Keay. The building featured is the iron Tabernacle in Dalmally. I believe it was used as a church hall. This film has a few edits … Continue reading The notion of ‘through’ persisted

Sylvia

This film is based on a person that I never knew, as our time-spans did not overlap. I have read ‘The Bell Jar’ by Sylvia Plath and much of Ted … Continue reading Sylvia

The brig that spans the Wharry

The Wharry glen is a magical place. The glen nestles between Bridge of Allan and Dunblane. Under the old stone Wharry bridge I wrote in chalk “That was lovely”. The … Continue reading The brig that spans the Wharry

Musing, he walked out the entrance gate

This was filmed at the Lion Gate, West Lodge, Ladykirk House on Sunday 10th June 2018. With me were my mum, my older sister Catriona, my wife Sian and daughter … Continue reading Musing, he walked out the entrance gate

A whole garden made out of love

I am fortunate to be a volunteer with the charity Green Routes. Green Routes is a social enterprise and charity established to provide high quality training and work experience in … Continue reading A whole garden made out of love

Can you unfeel that?

Belle & Sebastian at Perth Concert Hall, Friday 23rd March 2018. The following quotes have been used as idents: Mukul Kesavan – “I would step into the real world of … Continue reading Can you unfeel that?

Household name

I visited Poltalloch mansion, Argyll, on Tuesday 14th March 2018. This is my film on Poltalloch:

The lawn was white with doctors

               

Gardens of the Mind

I have put together this post in my appreciation for Geoffrey Jellicoe (1900 -1996). Jellicoe was an architect, landscape architect, historian, traveller, lecturer and author. He has been a lasting … Continue reading Gardens of the Mind

A ‘mytholm’

Ted Hughes described a ‘mytholm’ as meeting of streams. This film is about such a meeting. Where the Allan Water goes Forth. I dedicate this film to my “Grumpa” Rab … Continue reading A ‘mytholm’

‘before us stands yesterday’

This is a film about Haining castle. From the late 17c this castle was renamed as “Almond castle”. This film is a reminder that we may outlive labels or that … Continue reading ‘before us stands yesterday’