I’ve been a guest today on the delightful and generous Sue Vincent’s blog talking about Secret Dumfries and providing a few wee tasters.
I’m thrilled to accept Sue’s generous offer to let me loose on her blog to talk about my latest book, Secret Dumfries.
I say my latest book but I should say our latest book as it is the result of a collaboration with photographer Keith Kirk, who in our part of the world (south west Scotland) is best known for his fantastic wildlife photography. It has been a wonderful project to work on –frustrating at times, fun, informative and exciting.
Obviously, as not all readers will know Dumfries we included a brief overview of the well-known areas of its history and I suspect we could have written a whole book on the pre-history of the area. When I was chatting to the local authority’s archaeologist he showed me maps on which he’d plotted ancient historical sites – there are literally thousands. However, we had a strict word…
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