Poetry, the Inverness Victorian Market, and BBC Radio Scotland

It’s always nice when people contact me about my writing, and the other week I was happy when someone from BBC Radio Scotland’s “Our Story” history programme got in touch to ask about a poem I wrote about the Victorian Market in Inverness. I first wrote about the Victorian Market a few years ago, and … More Poetry, the Inverness Victorian Market, and BBC Radio Scotland

new year, new books

On Thursday the 9th January 2020, I’ve been invited to speak as part of a panel on Highland Crime Writing. The event is at Waterstone’s Inverness at 6:30pm, and is part of a launch for Tain-based author Helen Sedgwick’s new book “When The Dead Come Calling”: “In the first of the Burrowhead Mysteries, an atmospheric … More new year, new books

The Gin Heiress Jacobite: article in History Scotland magazine

I have an article in the new History Scotland magazine: the January / February 2020 issue, which is in shops now. The article is highlighted on the front cover – “The Tragic Tale Behind A Remarkable Jacobite Collection” – and it tells the story behind the Emilie May Bowerbank collection in Inverness Museum. I gave … More The Gin Heiress Jacobite: article in History Scotland magazine

Inverness Library

On Monday, 9th December, I will be speaking at Inverness Library for their next ‘Meet Your Local Author’ event. It starts at 1715 and runs for an hour. I’ll be talking about how I use the library for research and the resources that are available there, as well as talking about my writing more generally … More Inverness Library