1 Nov 2009 in Features, Orkney, Writing
IAN STEPHEN embarks on a storytelling adventure on Orkney
15 Oct 2009 in Features, Orkney, Visual Arts & Crafts, Writing
MORAG MACINNES sat down over lunch with Alistair Peebles and Dr Laura Watts to chew over a new handbook that attempts to imagine futures for Orkney
1 Oct 2009 in Dance & Drama, Features, Highland, Writing
JOHN CAIRNS replies to Barry Gordon’s observations on Caithness dialect in George Gunn’s Fields of Barley.
1 Oct 2009 in Features, Writing
James Robertson visited Orkney to read from new work recently, and MORAG MACINNES took the chance to catch up with his doings in the 100 Acre Wood and elsewhere
1 Oct 2009 in Features, Festival, Highland, Writing
BRID McKIBBEN is the new director of the Inverness Book Festival, and reflects on her plans for her first festival since taking over from Jason Rose.
23 Aug 2009 in Features, Music, Writing
ANDREW MACKAY reports on Highland musician Misha Somerville’s trip to Africa and the book he wrote about the highs and lows of travelling through West Africa
25 Jun 2009 in Features, Writing
KEN PORTER relates a chance encounter with a Doric poet, and looks into the origins of the word Doric
20 Jun 2009 in Features, Writing
IAN STEPHEN concludes his repeorts on the Åland excursion with a missive from Stockholm
10 Mar 2009 in Features, Writing
DOUG JOHNSTONE on the novels of STONA FITCH, a revolutionary publishing model and the boldness of one Highland publishing house.
2 Mar 2009 in Features, Highland, Music, Writing
BOB PEGG looks back on three decades of involvement in arts in the Highlands & Islands