When local poet and artist Rebecca Sharp discovered she had been selected to represent Scotland at the International Poetry Festival of Granada, she could hardly believe it.
The story of the Bell Rock lighthouse – a miracle of engineering – is almost the stuff of legends. Caroline Lindsay discovers the very real story behind this famous tower.
One hundred years ago, a brilliant thinker called D’Arcy Thompson at the University of Dundee published his book, On Growth and Form. Giving up nature’s secrets, it looks inside things and examines their structures and cells.
A poignant true story set in 17th Century Iceland awaits visitors to the Winter Words Festival at Pitlochry Festival Theatre tomorrow. Broadcaster and author Sally Magnusson will talk about her debut novel, The Sealwoman’s Gift, a reimagining of the plight of the women and children involved in a 1627 Icelandic pirate raid.
Describing herself as “a bit of a poacher-turned-gamekeeper”, Lucy Foley explains how she came to writing from reading.
Two inspiring children’s authors reveal their passion for sharing stories with Caroline Lindsay
Doug Johnstone admits he had a rather strange, circuitous route to becoming an author. Growing up in Arbroath, he went to Edinburgh University to study physics, eventually getting a PhD in nuclear physics.
Ahead of the release of his latest book Daniel Defoe’s Railway Journey: A Surreal Odyssey Through Modern Britain, author Stuart Campbell talks about his peculiar travel log, his thoughts on literature and his work as a mental health trainer.
It’s not many people who can say they’ve swapped the parade ground for penning novels but that’s exactly what Wendy Jones did.