The photographs in the gallery below are from a visit to Avondale House, Polmont on the 12th May 2014.
The ruined house is Avondale House, Polmont, Scotland is of a gothic style. This was the childhood home of the pioneering geologist William Edmond Logan (1798-1875)
Today Avondale House is a steel-shuttered ruin and yards away is one of the largest and smelliest land-fill sites in Scotland.
I made this film – Time passes. Listen – about Avondale House. It is dedicated to William Edmond Logan:
The title of this film though comes from Dylan Thomas and his masterpiece “Under Milk Wood”.
Florentino Ariza in “Love in the time of cholera” by Gabriel García Márquez: “Florentino Ariza was very sensitive to the faltering steps of age.” P311
This film, Life outside – the start of, was made in August 2018, a year after the fire that left Avondale House roofless:
And this film, a year later: