‘The Two Worlds Opinion’

John Wright Paton was born in 1825 at Kennetpans on the banks of the river Forth. By 1851 he had been appointed as Head Gardener at Crimonmogate, Aberdeenshire: It is … Continue reading ‘The Two Worlds Opinion’

Captain Phillips

A friend from Australia, aware of my interest in Johnston Shearer, the pioneer Scottish Photographer, recently sent me this photograph of Captain Phillips as taken in 1870 at 242 Union … Continue reading Captain Phillips

Kelly’s cats

I made this film at the start of the year. It is an artistic film that considers suicide. It is also a film about all that matters to me. Union … Continue reading Kelly’s cats

Kellys Cats

This is a short film on “Kellys Cats”, some of which can still be found as cast iron parapets on Union Street Bridge, Aberdeen. They were designed by the architect … Continue reading Kellys Cats