Filmed at Thornton Fever Hospital (later a Children’s Home/School). Music credit: ‘The Campaign for Real Rock’ – by Edwyn Collins Borrowed words: Mary Midgley, Charles Dickens and Tomas Tranströmer,
My fascination with Yew trees has neither a beginning nor an end.
On the day that I retired from the NHS, after more than 25 years as a doctor, our postwoman delivered a present. It was from Alexander McCall Smith and included … Continue reading Pianos and Flowers
I have been reading ‘Piano & Flowers‘ by Alexander McCall Smith in my garden. This is an imaginative ‘sort-of’ review of this wonderful collection of romantic short stories: My love … Continue reading on a cross-bar
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:
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’
sixty years since they were buried in the graveyard sixty years since they were loved.
Introducing Girgenti At Girgenti you can still hear two girls sing. Girgenti followed Paestum From Thimble Row to Discoveries:
This is my final film on Girgenti:
Michel Montaigne, 1533 –1592, was one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre. I share in the lasting appreciation … Continue reading drawn from life