For my mum and dad

These films about Edinburgh are for my mum and dad. Mrs Picken, an elderly widow, who day after day, year after year, left an apple on her window-sill for me … Continue reading For my mum and dad

The Observer Magazine

A few images, some with editing, from the Observer Magazine of Sunday 9th August 2020:

the texture of time

This film represents a little of my visit to Edinburgh on the 6th July 2020. This film is for my mum. This film is also for Alexander McCall Smith and … Continue reading the texture of time

R E E K I A N A

James Skene (1775-1864), advocate, antiquarian and confidant of Sir Walter Scott, had a profound sense of Edinburgh as a changing city. In the early 19th century, he witnessed, at first … Continue reading R E E K I A N A