Winter in Clova

Jock’s road is an old drovers track between Aberdeenshire and Angus. Nobody properly recalls who Jock was! However this film is based on the true story of how 57 shepherds … Continue reading Winter in Clova

Around Scotland.

This wonderful painting by Siobhan McLaughin featured in yesterday’s Scotland on Sunday. I love the colour, pattern and scale. The painting is called Glen Muick. Glen Muick is one of … Continue reading Around Scotland.

Abergeldie’s gardener

Andrew Wilson [1807-1866] was the Head Gardener for Abergeldie castle for most of his adult life. Andrew Wilson was born in the Kirktown of Skene, a village most familar to … Continue reading Abergeldie’s gardener

You get to see the cosmic blaze

Andrew Robert Gordon was born when the comet Hale Bopp was shining brightly in the night sky. What follows are quotes from some of my favourite writers and poets.   … Continue reading You get to see the cosmic blaze