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Yesterday morning I explored Silvermills in Edinburgh. Sadly, not very much of this once ancient village survives and the alchemical projects of James IV are all but forgotten. However I … Continue reading horse-rider-eagle

Told with an evident truth as unflinching as it is tender

I recently read Father and Son by the writer and poet  Edmund Gosse. This ‘memoir’ was written in 1907 and subtitled ‘a study of two temperaments.’ I was reminded of … Continue reading Told with an evident truth as unflinching as it is tender

‘The shape of my library is round’

I recently read ‘Letters to Camondo’ by Edmund De Waal. In Exploring this Parisian museum it shares writing at it’s most beautiful: I was delighted to read that like Montaigne, … Continue reading ‘The shape of my library is round’

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It was wonderful to read in Scotland on Sunday, 30 May 2021, that Hospitalfield House and Gardens have re-opened to the public.  I look forward to re-visting soon! Footnote: I … Continue reading t a k i n g T H E i n s i d e O U T S I D E