Daily Scotland: Excursions to Haddington, East Lothian and Dean Village, Edinburgh

    Life's been challenging for Chris and me this past week. Outside forces have been exerting a lot of negative energy, leaving us two anxiety-ridden insomniacs walking around like yawning zombies. The onset of autumn hasn't helped. Shortening days coupled with cold winds and driving rain don't improve the mood. But then it's Scotland, …

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Live, from Scotland!

  Coming to you live from Bonnie Scotland. I'll be reviewing for UK publishers and venues through the next few months, up and running here at Bluestalking. You'll find me at the Edinburgh International Literary Festival in August, attending events, standing very close to authors, reading and buying books, enjoying the roar of the grease …

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The Lighthouse Stevensons by Bella Bathurst

Hardcover: 256 pages Publisher: Harpercollins; 1St Edition edition (1999) Language: English ISBN-10: 0002570068   How long have I had this on my TBR list? Can't say for certain, but through at least a decade, and ownership of two physical copies of the book;  I own so many books I couldn't find the blasted thing when …

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Speaking of Ian Rankin and Scotland (and travelling the world)

Was just going about my business, la di da, when this came through my FB feed: 25 Reasons Why Scotland Must Be on Your Bucket List - boredpanda.com I've been to Scotland, let's see... one, two, three times and found it staggeringly beautiful but I've never seen any of the sites photographed in this article. …

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