Tag archive for ‘Saraband’
By Rosemary Kaye On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Edinburgh International Book Festival: Jim Crumley and Christopher Nicholson – Men for All Seasons

‘A badger peed on my wellies once while I was wearing them. It was like being anointed by nature.’ Many of us are good at sitting still, but few of us see it as a necessity of life. For nature writer Jim Crumley More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Edinburgh International Book Festival 2017 : Malachy Tallack and Barry Smith – Uncovering the Joys of Islands

‘Most people live on a lonely island Lost in the middle of a foggy sea. Most people long for another island One where they know they will like to be.’ So sings Bloody Mary in the musical South Pacific. More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, September 21st, 2015
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The Last Treasure Hunt: Jane Alexander at Edinburgh Central Library

When Jane Alexander was a little girl, the highlight of her country holidays was the annual treasure hunt; she loved it so much she even asked her Dad to set one up back in their Aberdeen garden – in a blizzard. More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, September 6th, 2015
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Edinburgh International Book Festival: Ian Stephen and Sara Baume

In Stornoway, says author Ian Stephen, in his soft and sibilant tones, ‘people will talk forever about fish’. He was here in Charlotte Square, still talking about fish, but also weaving through friendships, More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, June 14th, 2015
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Paris Kiss: the story of Rodin, Camille Claudel and Jessie Lipscombe

What do people usually do on their honeymoons? Before you answer, let me tell you what journalist Maggie Ritchie did; she found the inspiration for her first novel – and no, it wasn’t 50 Shades of anything. More...