Academy Street

I did a talk for the Inverness Townscape Heritage Project back in 2019 – they have now released a lovely video to mark the end of their Academy Street scheme, which you can watch here: The video has some great images of Academy Street now and in the past, and also shows (briefly) my talk … More Academy Street

The Days

I have two new poems in the Spring-Summer 2021 issue of Northwords Now magazine, which is out now. You can view or download the whole magazine for free at http://www.northwordsnow.co.uk – they have just updated their website and it is well worth checking out: you can even browse back issues, including the last edition which … More The Days

Cuthbert of Castlehill: from the Battle of Culloden to the French Revolution

I’m very pleased to have a feature article in today’s Press & Journal newspaper, about my research into Cuthbert of Castlehill. I have been researching Cuthbert, or Colbert, for some time, and, as you can tell from the headline alone, he led a fascinating life. As the article explains, I have been invited to present … More Cuthbert of Castlehill: from the Battle of Culloden to the French Revolution