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

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

Bonfire Night – #TBT

A #ThrowbackThursday post to an article I wrote a few years ago about Bonfire Night: “How God gave a small Scottish town advance notice of the Gunpowder Plot” – what’s the link between Dornoch and Guy Fawkes? You can still read the full article online by following this link: And my original blog post … More Bonfire Night – #TBT

Word Off the Street

Next Saturday, 24th October, I will be taking part in an online session to showcase the launch of the new issue of Northwords Now magazine. The launch is part of Dingwall’s “Word on the Street” book festival, which this year is reimagined online as “Word Off the Street”. You can check out the full programme, … More Word Off the Street