An Udal side policy inspection after tumbling out of bed. Despite the current global hiatus this morning I must send several emails about funding for the Friends of the Hoy Kirk.
We often ponder what Natasha Litvin thought about Stephen Spender when she was bashing out ‘My Old Man said Follow the Van’ etc. prior to her first recital at the Royal College of Music.
As for Iris Murdoch it was heartening coming across the building dedicated to her in the Stirling University Campus. The willow trees wept.
It is a damp day in Orkney. I am awaiting to be informed of my duties.
Walter Kidd is 62.