‘A man most unusually connected’

I read the obituary of David Miller (1935 – April 2020) in yesterday’s Herald. David Miller was a widely-admired businessman who chaired a wide range of organisations. He was known … Continue reading ‘A man most unusually connected’

‘A Pair of GOLD SPECTACLES in a Tartan Case’

On 13th November 1881, George Stephen, Watchmaker, Comrie lost his spectacles [presumably going to, or coming from, church]: George Stephen would have been a ‘weel kent’ figure in Comrie given … Continue reading ‘A Pair of GOLD SPECTACLES in a Tartan Case’

In every moment is a world unseen

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

“F—ing mad ballistic he was a man needing a lobotomy”

This is my latest short film:

Canto Two

Dylan said listen to it pass – listen. Nabokov did not believe in it. Einstein talked about it relatively. Evidence may be bound but experience is not: Time passes time … Continue reading Canto Two

The forgotten village

Almost nothing of the village of Binn remains. It lives on in memory alone. This film is for Ella Rae. Ella’s voice opens this film. Ella would have loved Ashley … Continue reading The forgotten village

Dawdle to sniff the beauty of the world

This is a film about Dunira’s lost garden (near Comrie) This film is in part, a celebration of nature over narcissism. Music credits: (1) ‘Clouds gathered’ – by Terry Davies … Continue reading Dawdle to sniff the beauty of the world

There was an insistent present tenseness

This film ‘captures’ vintage cars arriving to Bridge of Allan for the rally held on Sunday 14th May 2017 at Strathallan park. My camera was in two locations: opposite the … Continue reading There was an insistent present tenseness

She said nothing and she shone

I went to Invermay looking for the ‘Humble Bumble’. I did not find it. However I did find something else. This film is for Sian by ‘The Antiquary’