As a young family we moved into Mossgrove, Bridge of Allan, on St Andrew’s Day, 2001. We had been looking for a new home for some time. Peter and Sian, … Continue reading Diary of a house
The following is a companion film: Context to these films: To see what Scott saw So humble, so lacking in egotism Wallace Road West Dron Hill Farm
What follows is some of the archive material that I found that relates to the WALLACE Road: the ancient high road through the Ochil hills:
In January 1920, William Craik of Dalkeith, then ‘Scotland’s oldest clockmaker’ died. He advertised: “as a practical man W.C. would particularly recommend these American watches to those working men requiring … Continue reading Scotland’s oldest clockmaker dead
I recently suggested to my friend Ian that I would like to find a gate that I had come across a photograph of in the Canmore archive. To me the … Continue reading ‘So humble, so lacking in egotism’
I recently came across a postcard of Kilmaron castle. Four years ago I made this film about it: Kilmaron castle was demolished in the summer of 1985 and “Live Aid” … Continue reading In every moment is a world unseen
Our once new but now auld greenhouse was named after Ian Hamilton Finlay’s garden. In the recent gales several glass panes have been blown out and our greenhouse is now … Continue reading Where is now?
On Friday 24th January 2020 I revisited the deserted farm of Upper Lanrick with my friend Ian. Whilst there we met a local farmer who told us that Upper Lanrick … Continue reading ‘The most beautiful are the . . .’
‘Vivendo discimus’ has been translated as “by living we learn”. Julian Baggini, in ‘How the World thinks’ shared different academic approaches to reason and experience. The following professionals have become … Continue reading vivendo discimus
In his acclaimed book How the World thinks, the philosopher Julian Baggini offers these considerations on the ‘Serotonin hypothesis’:
In “How the world thinks” Julian Baggini says “there is a temptation to believe that objective knowledge transcends all points of view, all concepts, all language. Rather than objective knowledge … Continue reading Can you hear the people sing?