St Cuthbert's Final Journey

Following 9th century monks as they flee from invading vikings with the body of St Cuthbert and the Lindisfarne Gospels – and undertake a momentous journey that helps shape England

St Ninian’s Cave and Whithorn

“Galloway is known for its Christian church, more ancient than the churches of Iona or Canterbury…the countryside was rich. It is tempting to speak of milk and honey. Medieval food … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · 4 Comments

The Failed Flight to Ireland and the Solway Firth

Please note – usually I don’t let anyone see my work until I’ve done several redrafts, particularly fiction, such as the style below. For me, rewriting is the most essential part of … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · 2 Comments