Josephine Tey (Beth MacKintosh) was born on 25th July 1896 – so last Wednesday was the 122nd anniversary of her birth. Recently, I met up with writer SG MacLean to talk about Josephine Tey’s books, ahead of a talk she is doing on historical fiction and politics – check out her Instagram here. Beth, the … More birthdays

Castle street

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

May events

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 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