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.…
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?
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.
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!
My preview of August’s title in my Reading Female Travel Writers project, Rebecca West’s classic of the genre, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon.
My review of July’s title from my year-long mission of reading female travel writing – Josie Dew’s “A Ride in the Neon Sun: A Gaijin in Japan” – and, sadly, the first in the series that I failed to enjoy or finish.
A visit to and reflection on the massively regenerated John O’Groats, finishing line for many long distance journeyists, and – until recently – a bit of a dump.
My account of a day on the beautiful abandoned island of Stroma, in the Pentland Firth between Caithness and Orkney.
A walk down the spectacular Whaligoe Steps, 300 steps down to an old fishing station on the Caithness coast.
An exploration of the centuries-old Sinclair Mausoleum, near Ulbster in Caithness.
A quick stop in Helmsdale, Sutherland, en route to the island of Stroma. A place well worthy of a return visit.