Umbrellas in Glasgow

The Book of Scottish Anecdote also shares this: I collect quotes on umbrellas from books that I have read. I once wrote this poem about the umbrella makers who lived … Continue reading Umbrellas in Glasgow

umbrellas

I collect quotes, from books that I have read, on umbrellas. It would seem that my obsession with umbrellas [largely symbolic] has long been shared.   Footnote:

Silent as light

The Antiquary: “is preoccupied on every level by the relation between past and present.” Mary Midgley: “These doctrines are often bizarrely over-confident and over-simple” George Orwell in Why I Write: … Continue reading Silent as light

Nelson Place

Christina Paterson Danks who died of a broken hairt. Stirling, 10th May 1889.