Inverness Castle: ‘Spirit of the Highlands’ project

For the last few months I have been working on my commission for the Spirit 360 project, part of the transformation of Inverness Castle. The castle was previously Inverness’ sheriff court, but is being transformed into a tourist destination. I have written two poems, along with completing supporting material such as audio, video and writer’s … More Inverness Castle: ‘Spirit of the Highlands’ project

Wardlaw Mausoleum

I visited Wardlaw Mausoleum this weekend, as part of the research for my commission for the Spirit of the Highlands project at Inverness Castle. The Mausoleum was built in 1634 as the burial place for the Lovat Frasers, and is perhaps most associated these days with the ‘Old Fox’ – the Lord Lovat of the … More Wardlaw Mausoleum

New Castlehill article in History Scotland magazine

I have a new article about Seignelay Cuthbert of Castlehill in the March/April 2021 issue of “History Scotland” magazine, available to buy in shops now. This article follows on from the work I have previously published on Castlehill (which you can read about by clicking HERE and HERE). It contains new information about Castlehill’s life, … More New Castlehill article in History Scotland magazine