The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, is a marble Hellenistic sculpture of Nike (the Greek goddess of victory), that was created in about the 2nd … Continue reading She said nothing and she shone
A film about Robert Scott, Robert Scott Moncrieff, Walter Scott, Henry Raeburn, Marcel Proust and a left-behind gateway that brings them all to auld Fossoway. This film is for my … Continue reading In search of lost time
This was filmed at Barbreck, Argyll. It is about the friendship between James Archibald Campbell and Patrick Geddes. This film is for Ian Collins, who like Patrick Geddes has shown … Continue reading To feel the wider life of Art
The Blantyre carvings depict three Stations of the Cross on a cliff face overlooking the River Clyde, below the site of the former Blantyre Priory, and across the river from … Continue reading Blantyre Carvings
This is a film based on the chaotic pendulum. My friend, David Harrowes, took me to St. Mary Redcliffe parish church in Bristol. I cannot recall the year. But it … Continue reading The world is a more wonderful and a more surprising place
This film is for David Hume Harrowes. It is based around a selection of his words. In this exquisite building we sing from omphalos Music: Spem in Alium – by … Continue reading In this exquisite building we sing
T S Eliot rooted poems about ideas in very specific places. He was very interested in yew trees: The following film is on the Fortingall Yew. Time passes. Listen.
Did you know that Kirkpatrick MacMillan invented the first bicycle. In this film, Peter and Ian cycle back through in time, on a childhood adventure: an adventure where Peter was reminded of what … Continue reading All that survived was age-old feeling