I’ve spent a few days on research trips over the past week, visiting some of the wilder places in Scotland to get a feel for the landscape and the atmosphere.
There is something special about the Scottish mountains, whatever the weather, but if you can catch them on a sunny day then they are spectacular. I was lucky, and saw them at their best this time. Continue reading
I watched the film ‘King Arthur’ on television the other day. Or rather, I saw part of the film, because the characters were so wooden, and the retelling of the story so contrived as to be unwatchable.
I do not say this lightly, because I generally like Clive Owen and Keira Knightly, who were the leads in this particular film, and I grew up an avid reader of myths and legends such as the tale of King Arthur. Continue reading