Poetry, the Inverness Victorian Market, and BBC Radio Scotland

It’s always nice when people contact me about my writing, and the other week I was happy when someone from BBC Radio Scotland’s “Our Story” history programme got in touch to ask about a poem I wrote about the Victorian Market in Inverness. I first wrote about the Victorian Market a few years ago, and … More Poetry, the Inverness Victorian Market, and BBC Radio Scotland

The Gin Heiress Jacobite: article in History Scotland magazine

I have an article in the new History Scotland magazine: the January / February 2020 issue, which is in shops now. The article is highlighted on the front cover – “The Tragic Tale Behind A Remarkable Jacobite Collection” – and it tells the story behind the Emilie May Bowerbank collection in Inverness Museum. I gave … More The Gin Heiress Jacobite: article in History Scotland magazine

talks and photos

Thank you very much to everyone who came along to the ‘Marching for Victory’ talk in the Town House on the 11th November – a special mention to the couple who came all the way from Buckinghamshire! It has been fascinating to get feedback from audience members who have been in touch since the talk, … More talks and photos

Marching For Victory

I am doing a special talk about Josephine Tey in Inverness Town House on Monday 11th November. Full details and booking link below:   Marching for Victory Josephine Tey’s “Kif” and the Academy Street photo of the 1914 August Madness Monday 11 November, 2-3pm, Town House, Inverness Image courtesy of Am Baile website/Highland Photographic Archive … More Marching For Victory