I have been pruning the fruit trees in our garden and am now puggled! I find that being outdoors helps bring a sense of proportion.
In 1874, Robert Louis Stevenson and his father, inscribed their initials and a symbol of the rising sun into a tree in the corner of the garden surrounding Swanston Cottage: … Continue reading Arborglyphs
HMS Proserpine. A photo essay by Ian Collins June 2018 Military structures from both world wars punctuate the Orkney landscape; amongst them is this building from WW2 at Lyness on … Continue reading HMS Proserpine
We are neighbours and friends across a generation, and a fence. Our houses, laid-out in mirror stance: the 1870’s fancy of Mr Cousin that infinitesimal builder, built himself so fiery … Continue reading And both our beds are made