I love language and new words so I’m delighted to help begin the launch celebrations for Cauld Blasts and Clishmaclavers by Robin A Crawford today. …Cauld Blasts and Clishmaclavers by Robin A Crawford
A week to publication and two pieces in the papers today!
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Brammer a very fine fellow.
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Delighted to be participating in the RE-PEAT Peat-Fest on Sunday 31st May, part of the World Peatlands Day celebrations.
details are here:- https://re-peat.mn.co/feed
My journey through the moorland year comes to an end on the Rannoch Moor. #IntoThePeatlands @BirlinnBooks
Looking forward to next Thursday, 7:00pm @HighlandBks #FortWilliam details here: http://www.highlandbookshop.com/events #intothepeatlands @birlinnbookks
“It’s for himself that the cat is purring.” With the inimitable Marina Dennis, Tulloch at Grantown-on-Spey Museum. With a basket woven by travellers 60 years ago containing her hand-cut peat and demonstrating cutting with her unique metal peat spade or tuskar.
Peat cutting day/ Latha buain na monadh. The May bank holiday weekend is the traditional time for the peats to be cut.
In conversation with Stephen Rutt author of ‘The Seafarers’, part of Nature Writing Day at Waterstones StAndrews 25th May featuring Jim Crumley and Amanda Thomson