Shetland

An Orcadian Odyssey

Utterly out of the blue, Robin, from church, (who in the past I have travelled to France with), rang to invite me at next-to-no-notice to accompany him for a week to Balfour House, a castle on Shapinsay, one of the Orkney islands, that his sister and brother-in-law... read more

Song of the Wind

The Song of the Wind marks my first sortie into the world of composition, as opposed to writing occasional songs. There’s quite a story behind it. It goes back to a trip we made to Shetland quite a few years after we left the island, We were staying at our old... read more