Educational materials

‘Fyvie Castle – its Life and Legends’ is an educational pack, published 1997 by National Trust for Scotland and Aberdeenshire Council – a fascinating project which I was asked to coordinate and co-wrote…and which particularly triggered my interest in the dramatic changes over the 20th century. 

Heating, lighting, plumbing, travel and transport, food, cooking, [...]

Seattle to California 08

A really great trip in May 08 to the USA west coast included attending International Conference for Eating Disorders (See page on work in eating disorders) followed by a train travel to see the country from Seattle to Napa California where I visited  my friends Doris and Tom Smeltzer and enjoyed wonderful days watching the [...]

My writing beginnings…

Based in north east Scotland, as a child I loved words and playing with language – often to describe drawings and paintings. 

At a later stage, I enjoyed working in education, spending my final ten happy – and hardwork! – years at Fyvie Primary School.  Throughout all those years I wrote many stories and [...]