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									“This is a green world, with
animals comparatively few
and small, and all dependent           Drawings by Class Primary 1
on the leaves. By leaves we            Ballater School
live. Some people have
strange ideas that they live           Welcome to
by money. They think energy            our school
is generated by the
circulation of coins. Whereas
the world is mainly a vast leaf
colony, growing on and
forming a leafy soil, not a
mere mineral mass: and we
live not by the jingling of our
coins, but by the fullness of
our harvests.”

Patrick Geddes


           Walkway plaques funded by                     Bus Shelter          Walkway Proposed
           Scottish Natural Heritage                     & Pavement -         by Ballater Geddes
           www.snh.org.uk                                Aberdeenshire        Project 2004
           &                                             Council              www.royal-
           The Saltire Society                           www.aberdeenshire.   deeside.org.uk/
           www.saltiresociety.org.uk                     gov.uk               geddes
                                       Drawings by Class Primary 2
                                       Ballater School




“This is a green world, with
animals comparatively few
and small, and all dependent
on the leaves. By leaves we
live. Some people have
strange ideas that they live
by money. They think energy
is generated by the
circulation of coins. Whereas
the world is mainly a vast leaf
colony, growing on and
forming a leafy soil, not a
mere mineral mass: and we
live not by the jingling of our
coins, but by the fullness of
our harvests.”

Patrick Geddes


           Walkway plaques funded by                     Bus Shelter          Walkway Proposed
           Scottish Natural Heritage                     & Pavement -         by Ballater Geddes
           www.snh.org.uk                                Aberdeenshire        Project 2004
           &                                             Council              www.royal-
           The Saltire Society                           www.aberdeenshire.   deeside.org.uk/
           www.saltiresociety.org.uk                     gov.uk               geddes
                                       Drawings by Class Primary 2/3
                                       Ballater School




“This is a green world, with
animals comparatively few
and small, and all dependent
on the leaves. By leaves we
live. Some people have
strange ideas that they live
by money. They think energy
is generated by the
circulation of coins. Whereas
the world is mainly a vast leaf
colony, growing on and
forming a leafy soil, not a
mere mineral mass: and we
live not by the jingling of our
coins, but by the fullness of
our harvests.”

Patrick Geddes


           Walkway plaques funded by                     Bus Shelter          Walkway Proposed
           Scottish Natural Heritage                     & Pavement -         by Ballater Geddes
           www.snh.org.uk                                Aberdeenshire        Project 2004
           &                                             Council              www.royal-
           The Saltire Society                           www.aberdeenshire.   deeside.org.uk/
           www.saltiresociety.org.uk                     gov.uk               geddes
                                       Drawings by Class Primary 4
                                       Ballater School




“This is a green world, with
animals comparatively few
and small, and all dependent
on the leaves. By leaves we
live. Some people have
strange ideas that they live
by money. They think energy
is generated by the
circulation of coins. Whereas
the world is mainly a vast leaf
colony, growing on and
forming a leafy soil, not a
mere mineral mass: and we
live not by the jingling of our
coins, but by the fullness of
our harvests.”

Patrick Geddes


           Walkway plaques funded by                     Bus Shelter          Walkway Proposed
           Scottish Natural Heritage                     & Pavement -         by Ballater Geddes
           www.snh.org.uk                                Aberdeenshire        Project 2004
           &                                             Council              www.royal-
           The Saltire Society                           www.aberdeenshire.   deeside.org.uk/
           www.saltiresociety.org.uk                     gov.uk               geddes
                                       Drawings by Class Primary 5
                                       Ballater School




“This is a green world, with
animals comparatively few
and small, and all dependent
on the leaves. By leaves we
live. Some people have
strange ideas that they live
by money. They think energy
is generated by the
circulation of coins. Whereas
the world is mainly a vast leaf
colony, growing on and
forming a leafy soil, not a
mere mineral mass: and we
live not by the jingling of our
coins, but by the fullness of
our harvests.”

Patrick Geddes


           Walkway plaques funded by                     Bus Shelter          Walkway Proposed
           Scottish Natural Heritage                     & Pavement -         by Ballater Geddes
           www.snh.org.uk                                Aberdeenshire        Project 2004
           &                                             Council              www.royal-
           The Saltire Society                           www.aberdeenshire.   deeside.org.uk/
           www.saltiresociety.org.uk                     gov.uk               geddes
                                       Drawings by Class Primary 6
                                       Ballater School




“This is a green world, with
animals comparatively few
and small, and all dependent
on the leaves. By leaves we
live. Some people have
strange ideas that they live
by money. They think energy
is generated by the
circulation of coins. Whereas
the world is mainly a vast leaf
colony, growing on and
forming a leafy soil, not a
mere mineral mass: and we
live not by the jingling of our
coins, but by the fullness of
our harvests.”

Patrick Geddes


           Walkway plaques funded by                     Bus Shelter          Walkway Proposed
           Scottish Natural Heritage                     & Pavement -         by Ballater Geddes
           www.snh.org.uk                                Aberdeenshire        Project 2004
           &                                             Council              www.royal-
           The Saltire Society                           www.aberdeenshire.   deeside.org.uk/
           www.saltiresociety.org.uk                     gov.uk               geddes
                                       Drawings by Class Primary 7
                                       Ballater School




“This is a green world, with
animals comparatively few
and small, and all dependent
on the leaves. By leaves we
live. Some people have
strange ideas that they live
by money. They think energy
is generated by the
circulation of coins. Whereas
the world is mainly a vast leaf
colony, growing on and
forming a leafy soil, not a
mere mineral mass: and we
live not by the jingling of our
coins, but by the fullness of
our harvests.”

Patrick Geddes


           Walkway plaques funded by                     Bus Shelter          Walkway Proposed
           Scottish Natural Heritage                     & Pavement -         by Ballater Geddes
           www.snh.org.uk                                Aberdeenshire        Project 2004
           &                                             Council              www.royal-
           The Saltire Society                           www.aberdeenshire.   deeside.org.uk/
           www.saltiresociety.org.uk                     gov.uk               geddes
                                                                                         Geddes The Teacher
                                             In Loving Memory of
                                             Jeannie Geddes Gray
                                                                                         Patrick Geddes used the
                                               Braemar and USA
                                                                                         Outlook Tower and its’
                                                  1883 - 1940
                                                                                         Camera Obscura near
                                              From Her Daughter
                                                                                         Edinburgh Castle to teach
                                                Jean Courtney
                                                                                         about the region and wider
                                                California, USA
                                                                                         World.

                                                       Camera Obscura


                                                                     Gallery

“This is a green world, with                                      Prospect
animals comparatively few
and small, and all dependent
on the leaves. By leaves we
                                                                Edinburgh
live. Some people have
strange ideas that they live
by money. They think energy                                       Scotland
is generated by the
circulation of coins. Whereas
                                                                 Language
the world is mainly a vast leaf
colony, growing on and
forming a leafy soil, not a                                          Europe
mere mineral mass: and we
live not by the jingling of our
coins, but by the fullness of
our harvests.”                                                        World

Patrick Geddes                         Illustration from “The Worlds of Patrick
                                       Geddes” by Philip Boardman

           Walkway plaques funded by                                    Bus Shelter                     Walkway Proposed
           Scottish Natural Heritage                                    & Pavement -                    by Ballater Geddes
           www.snh.org.uk                                               Aberdeenshire                   Project 2004
           &                                                            Council                         www.royal-
           The Saltire Society                                          www.aberdeenshire.              deeside.org.uk/
           www.saltiresociety.org.uk                                    gov.uk                          geddes
                                       Geddes The Planner

                                       Patrick Geddes was deeply involved in planning both in Scotland
                                       and Internationally. He wanted development on a human scale
                                       with maximum benefit to mind and body.




“This is a green world, with
animals comparatively few
and small, and all dependent
on the leaves. By leaves we
live. Some people have
strange ideas that they live
by money. They think energy
is generated by the
circulation of coins. Whereas
the world is mainly a vast leaf
colony, growing on and
forming a leafy soil, not a
mere mineral mass: and we
live not by the jingling of our
coins, but by the fullness of
our harvests.”                                    Part of Ramsay Gardens, Castle Hill, Edinburgh

                                                    Illustration: extract from Sydney Mitchell, the north front,
Patrick Geddes                                          Ramsay Lodge (University Hall), Ramsay Gardens.
                                                                (City of Edinburgh Council Archives).

           Walkway plaques funded by                            Bus Shelter                                    Walkway Proposed
           Scottish Natural Heritage                            & Pavement -                                   by Ballater Geddes
           www.snh.org.uk                                       Aberdeenshire                                  Project 2004
           &                                                    Council                                        www.royal-
           The Saltire Society                                  www.aberdeenshire.                             deeside.org.uk/
           www.saltiresociety.org.uk                            gov.uk                                         geddes
                                       Geddes The Philosopher

                                       Geddes used the “Tree of Life” to “portray...the temporal and
                                       spiritual aspects of human history with the streams of power and
                                       culture caught and defined...”
                                       (Philip Boardman).
                                       The symbols on left and right represent various ages, the tree,
                                       bud and lions with human faces look up from origins to the
                                       future.




“This is a green world, with
animals comparatively few
and small, and all dependent
on the leaves. By leaves we
live. Some people have
strange ideas that they live
by money. They think energy
is generated by the
circulation of coins. Whereas
the world is mainly a vast leaf
colony, growing on and
forming a leafy soil, not a
mere mineral mass: and we
live not by the jingling of our
coins, but by the fullness of
our harvests.”

Patrick Geddes                         Illustration from “The Worlds of Patrick
                                       Geddes” by Philip Boardman

           Walkway plaques funded by                                    Bus Shelter          Walkway Proposed
           Scottish Natural Heritage                                    & Pavement -         by Ballater Geddes
           www.snh.org.uk                                               Aberdeenshire        Project 2004
           &                                                            Council              www.royal-
           The Saltire Society                                          www.aberdeenshire.   deeside.org.uk/
           www.saltiresociety.org.uk                                    gov.uk               geddes
                                       Geddes The Ecologist                   Geddes used the Valley
                                       The Valley Section                     Section to explore the
                                                                              relationships between sectors
                                                                              of society, and, the
                                                                              environment.




“This is a green world, with
animals comparatively few
and small, and all dependent
on the leaves. By leaves we            Geddes The
live. Some people have                 Patron of the Arts
strange ideas that they live
by money. They think energy
is generated by the                    “The Evergreen”
circulation of coins. Whereas          gave a platform for
the world is mainly a vast leaf        Scottish artists
colony, growing on and                 and writers.
forming a leafy soil, not a
mere mineral mass: and we
live not by the jingling of our
coins, but by the fullness of
our harvests.”
                                       Illustrations from
                                       “The Worlds of
Patrick Geddes                         Patrick Geddes”
                                       by Philip Boardman

           Walkway plaques funded by                         Bus Shelter                     Walkway Proposed
           Scottish Natural Heritage                         & Pavement -                    by Ballater Geddes
           www.snh.org.uk                                    Aberdeenshire                   Project 2004
           &                                                 Council                         www.royal-
           The Saltire Society                               www.aberdeenshire.              deeside.org.uk/
           www.saltiresociety.org.uk                         gov.uk                          geddes
                                       Geddes The Thinker

                                       Patrick Geddes used ”Thinking Machines”, simple and complex,
                                       to identify the relationships between aspects of place, work and
                                       folk and the interconnectedness of all strands of life.




“This is a green world, with
animals comparatively few
and small, and all dependent
on the leaves. By leaves we
live. Some people have
strange ideas that they live
by money. They think energy
is generated by the                                            A Geddesian Thinking Machine
circulation of coins. Whereas                                  simplifying and showing basic
the world is mainly a vast leaf                                 factors of human existence.
colony, growing on and
forming a leafy soil, not a
mere mineral mass: and we
live not by the jingling of our
coins, but by the fullness of
our harvests.”

Patrick Geddes                         Illustration from “The Worlds of Patrick
                                       Geddes” by Philip Boardman

           Walkway plaques funded by                                    Bus Shelter            Walkway Proposed
           Scottish Natural Heritage                                    & Pavement -           by Ballater Geddes
           www.snh.org.uk                                               Aberdeenshire          Project 2004
           &                                                            Council                www.royal-
           The Saltire Society                                          www.aberdeenshire.     deeside.org.uk/
           www.saltiresociety.org.uk                                    gov.uk                 geddes

								
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