The scaffolding is down from Josephine Tey’s family shop on Castle Street in Inverness – though the building now has what look like giant staples in it to keep it together. Castle Street has changed a lot since Josephine Tey’s day – originally, there were shops on both sides of the street, but a landslide on … More Castle street
I’ve updated the Links page with some new websites and articles to look at.
Talk for North Kessock & District Local History Society on Josephine Tey – Wednesday 2nd May, 7:30pm, Bowling Clubhouse, Ferry Brae, North Kessock – all welcome. More details from their webpage here http://www.northkessockhistory.com/ Skype discussion on Josephine Tey’s “The Franchise Affair” – Saturday 19th May. I will be discussing “The Franchise Affair” and my biography … More May events
The site of Josephine Tey’s family shop on Castle Street in Inverness is currently under scaffolding. Josephine Tey’s family ran a fruit shop for many years, and its success was a huge influence on her life – as the shop prospered, Tey’s father Colin was able to move his family into a bigger house and … More Josephine Tey’s shop under scaffolding
Last year, I wrote about ‘expert swordsman’ Donald McBane – you can read more about this on the Writing page, or go direct to the article here. In summer 2018, there is to be a McBane event to celebrate his incredible life. Organised by The Cat’s Glove and Macdonald Academy of Arms, McBane 2018 will … More Celebrate Donald McBane