Beauty and the Beast on the cobbles

This image, photographed today at 12 noon approx (on Friday 7th September 2018) pushed some powerful thoughts to the forefront of my brain.  Number One: What is that beautiful thing lying against a communal rubbish bin in Marchmont, one of Edinburgh's more prestige areas? It's a piano, carved (possibly by hand by a master Turner, … Continue reading Beauty and the Beast on the cobbles

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Rebel Yell, a word to my younger self

I've always been 'weird'; that's what my parents and siblings called me growing up. My father told my mother I would 'calm down', that the love of good man would quieten me and calm me and make me OK (meaning more feminine), but none of that has happened.  If anything I have gotten more rebellious … Continue reading Rebel Yell, a word to my younger self

Red Black Slow

  I've never understood consumerism, the buying and adoration of 'stuff'. I feel nothing for possessions, except a few favourite bits and pieces - books, prints etc, but I never want to buy much at all. The above mosaic of photos sums me up. There's a notebook I bought for myself to write in, wrapped … Continue reading Red Black Slow