Teaching 
The Tao of Photography
19 January 2023 by James 


  Creative work needs solitude. It needs concentration, without interruptions. It needs the whole...


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Writing 
Sheila’s Lemonade
8 January 2023 by James 


  Alas, our frailty is the cause, not we! – Shakespeare I watched the Detectorists for the first...


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Writing 
Chat and the Mountains
11 December 2022 by James 


  The reason for evil in the world is that people are not able to tell their stories ― Carl Jung...


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Writing 
Winter Aesthetic
4 December 2022 by James 


  There is something about winter which pares all living things down to their essentials –...


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Film 
Scotland and Weather
2 December 2022 by James 


  I find it heartening that we use these coded phrases as a kind of acknowledgement that we’re...


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Writing 
The Land and the Street
15 November 2022 by James 


  In the mountains, there you feel free – T.S. Eliot Some years ago I met two ladies in a Lake...


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