Author and illustrator of ‘Into The Peatlands: a journey through the moorland year’ published 2018. Longlisted Highland Book Prize 2019. 'Cauld Blasts and Clishmaclavers: a treasury of 1,000 Scottish Words" published 2020.
Hairst 2. I followed the recommended soil composition in an 1826 book on draining and planting peat bogs when sowing my broad beans this year- glacial clay, peat, burnt peat ash, inert sand and gravel.