Tag Archives: history

Ode to a telephone box

There it stands. Metal and glass with faded red paint. Glass dirty and smeared. Metal rusting. Door askew. Once a place of significance and of purpose, now abandoned, alone. Redundant. Erected in years past by people long forgotten, for methods … Continue reading

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Entangled

There are House Martins nesting under the eaves of the tenements near my flat. I see them each morning and evening as I walk to and from work, swooping and flying above my head. I hear them too as they … Continue reading

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A village in hiding: The Binn part 1

It is a grey, overcast summer morning. And I am going on an Adventure. Everyone must have an adventure from time to time, I believe, and so I have made today my Adventure Day. I will venture out into the … Continue reading

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Living with the past

‘… history made solid in the landscape.’ Malachy Tallack 60 Degrees North We are living with the past. Each and every one of us. Our houses, our streets, our countryside have been created, shaped and formed in and by the … Continue reading

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