support for a blue plaque for Josephine Tey

There is a follow-up article in the Press & Journal online today about support for a blue plaque for Josephine Tey: You can read their original article from the other week here: a blue plaque for Josephine Tey? As Josephine Tey’s biographer, I have always believed in the quality and importance of her writing. I … More support for a blue plaque for Josephine Tey

2020 Book Review

Welcome to my Book Review of 2020. Here are a few of the books I read and enjoyed in the last year and which I would recommend. I don’t usually keep a note of books I’ve read but in 2019 I was a judge for the Saltire Literary Awards, which had a big impact on … More 2020 Book Review

Return to the Archives

This week, I returned to the Highland Archive Centre for the first time since lockdown. To research the biography and non-fiction that I write, I often use archives and libraries to look at original documents and reference books. Obviously all of these places have been closed over the last few months due to the coronavirus … More Return to the Archives

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