I’ve been really pleased with the response to the installation of our blue plaque for Josephine Tey. Here is a wee round-up of some of the news coverage and responses: BBC online article: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/cn3zl2drk0ko I was also interviewed for the BBC Radio Scotland Highlands & Islands news bulletins, who ran a short piece about the … More blue plaque – responses
I’m delighted to say that the blue plaque for Josephine Tey is now in place on Castle Street in Inverness! I’ve been researching the life of Beth MacKintosh (Tey) seriously now for over a decade, in order to write my biography “Josephine Tey: A Life”. I’ve always believed that she deserved wider recognition for her … More Blue Plaque for Josephine Tey in place in Inverness!
I am doing a talk at Forres Library on Thursday 17th November at 6.30pm, as part of Book Week Scotland. The talk will look at my book “Daughters of the North: Jean Gordon and Mary, Queen of Scots”. I’ll be sharing some of the stories of Jean Gordon’s time in the north-east and her involvement … More Book Week Scotland
I have a poem in the new issue of Poetry Scotland magazine, Issue 104 (Autumn 2022). The magazine editors say that over 400 poems were submitted for consideration for this issue, so I’m pleased that mine was selected. You can read more about the magazine, order copies and subscribe, over at their website http://www.poetryscotland.com/ My … More Poetry Scotland magazine
I have a new blog piece up on the Caithness Broch Project website, about my book “Daughters of the North: Jean Gordon and Mary, Queen of Scots” and what the ‘destructive genius’ of Robert Gordon (Jean’s son) meant for the history of Caithness. Go to this link to read the blog https://www.thebrochproject.co.uk/blog/daughters-of-the-north – and do … More Caithness Broch Project