This post is a part of my year-long quest in 2017 to read only female-authored travel writing. Find out more about it on the project’s main page. It’s more than a year after I published part one of my review of Black Lamb and Grey Falcon as part of my Reading Female Travel Writers project.…
One the big strands of my political geekery is a fondness for obscure party political broadcasts (PPBs). We’re lucky in this country that – unlike the USA – you can’t buy television airtime if you’re a political party. All parties get is the occasional PPB allocated to them, with quite a few more during election…
In the final post in a trilogy on Scottish politics, I imagine what the UK would have to look like for me to vote to remain in it.
In the second of a three-part blog post series, I imagine a “blue skies thinking” political game called “Make The Best of It”. Fancy trying it out?
In the first in a trio of posts on Scottish politics, I imagine playing a game called The Awful-Brilliant Game with Richard Leonard, the Scottish Labour leader. You can play too.
A review of the beautiful and thought-provoking film Leave No Trace, which I saw at the cinema recently.
An account of a more than twenty mile walk from Inverness to Drumnadrochit.
I recently had a photo published in a beautiful book called Underground Worlds: A Guide to Spectacular Subterranean Places, by David Farley. Here’s a little bit about it.
Seven things I have learned having completed my 2017 Reading Female Travel Writers project.
The review of my final title from my Reading Female Travel Writers project: Nan Shepherd’s The Living Mountain.
Artikolo en Esperanto en Skotlando pri aventuro en Madrido. An article in Esperanto in Scotland about an adventure in Madrid.
My preview of the last book in my 2017 quest to read female travel writers: Nan Shepherd’s The Living Mountain.
My review of November’s Reading Female Travel Writers title, Looking for Transwonderland by Noo Saro-Wiwa.
My preview of November’s title in my Reading Female Travel Writers series – Noo Saro-Wiwa’s “Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria”.
My review of November’s title in my Reading Female Travel Writer series, Zora Neale Hurston’s Tell My Horse.
My preview of Tell My Horse, by Zora Neale Hurston, October’s title in my Reading Female Travel Writers project.
My review of September’s Reading Female Travel Writers title, the utterly incredible Ghost Trails by Jill Homer.
A preview of my September title for my “Reading Female Travel Writers” mission – Jill Homer’s Ghost Trails.
My part-way review of Rebecca West’s Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia. I only made it about 20% through my August title for my Reading Female Travel Writers project, so will return with a fuller review in the future!
A reflection on nationalism, and the dangers for Scottish politics of lumping all types of nationalism under the one definition.