I was happy to be asked to write a blogpost for the Historic Environment Scotland website, about Jean Gordon and my book “Daughters of the North”. Historic Environment Scotland manage several of the historic sites associated with Jean Gordon. In this post I’ve focused on two sites in the north-east of Scotland. Huntly Castle is … More Historic Environment Scotland blogpost
On Thursday 30th March I will be doing a special talk in Waterstones Inverness for the Highland Book Prize. My book “Daughters of the North: Jean Gordon and Mary, Queen of Scots” has been longlisted for the Highland Book Prize, and this talk is part of a series of events celebrating each of the 12 … More Highland Book Prize – talk
Entries for the Kessock Ferry Swim open on Valentine’s Day! – and when you are booking your place, you can also pre-order this specially-commissioned booklet telling the history of the swim, which I am currently working on: This is a really interesting local history project, and I am thoroughly enjoying the research and particularly the … More The History of the Kessock Ferry Swim
The writing I completed for the Spirit:360 project at Inverness Castle is now live online! Spirit 360 showcases over 60 community artists who have each created works inspired by the theme ‘Spirit of the Highlands’. The project is part of the redevelopment of Inverness Castle as a tourist destination. I researched and wrote two pieces … More Spirit 360 platform live
My book “Daughters of the North: Jean Gordon and Mary, Queen of Scots” has been longlisted for the Highland Book Prize! You can read more about my book here, including links to buy it as a hardback, ebook or audiobook. And more about the Highland Book Prize and the other books on the longlist here.