“There’s a row of books by Alice Thomas Ellis on one of our shelves.”
Orcadian artist Martin Laird and writer Fiona Grahame will be at the J.Gow Distillery shop, Lamb Holm on Saturday, 16th of October, where their book ‘Rebel Orkney’ is on sale.
Beautiful wallpapers, patterned textiles, and interiors decorated with murals and stencilled designs – the design culture created by the decorated farmhouses of Hälsingland.
“My approach has been to pick up the book, let The Fates decree where it opened, read that piece of writing, give my impression”
“Jim visited the Tomb of the Eagles at Isbister Farm in South Ronaldsay, where, in the Visitor Centre, he was given eagle talons from the cairn to hold, and he thought….”These talons flew.””
“you start to link up with Richard and his connections with place, people and general goings-on. Lives inter-weaving, as island lives tend to do.”
Launch: Monday 21 June 2021, 6pm. Virtual launch event, tickets via Eventbrite.
Charlie Laidlaw’s fourth novel, Everyday Magic, is being published on 26th May by Glasgow-based Ringwood Publishing.
Glimpses of War produced by the British Modern Military History Society
is to raise funds to support veterans with sight loss.
“I believe that we are closer to reclaiming our land than ever before. Political will based on a wide consensus for change is now in play.” Rob Gibson