The sounds of the Garrel

Vairy early on a spring morning, the year afore last – I went luikin in the Kilsyth foothills for a God. In the Garrel Glen, a journey into experience began. … Continue reading The sounds of the Garrel

The writing on the waas o devotion

On the second Monday of May 2021, my guid friend Rab Wilson, poet and lad o’pairts, took me to the old abandoned farmhoose of Cormilligan a small sheep farm in … Continue reading The writing on the waas o devotion

TO HIS LOVE

Ivor Bertie Gurney (28 August 1890 – 26 December 1937) was an English poet and composer, particularly of songs.  He spent long periods of his life in mental hospitals. The following biography … Continue reading TO HIS LOVE

Polmaise Castle Garden

It was lovely to read about this community effort in Polmaise Castle Gardens [Stirling Observer, 31 March 2021]. A few years ago I made this film about the sad fate … Continue reading Polmaise Castle Garden