Tag: Scottish writers

Nan Shepherd and Jessie Kesson: an uncommon friendship

Nan Shepherd and Jessie Kesson: an uncommon friendship

Nan Shepherd and Jessie Kesson. Theirs was an unlikely friendship. It began by chance and lasted over forty years. It was Shepherd, Kesson credited with kickstarting her writing career. Now that Shepherd’s works are once again in print, it’s timely that Kesson’s have been republished. Read Kesson’s story of when she met the ‘Lady in the Train’.

Into the Mountain: A Life of Nan Shepherd now in paperback

Into the Mountain: A Life of Nan Shepherd now in paperback

The Shepherd shelf is filling up. Just as the Wild Geese landed, the paperback edition of Into the Mountain appeared. Galileo Publishing has done a beautiful job of both. Read reviews. . This post may contain affiliate links. This means I may earn a small commission if you buy a product after clicking on the …

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Tune in

Tune in

Tune in your digital radio to BBC Radio Scotland on Monday at 3.25 pm. Charlotte Peacock will be live on the Janice Forsyth show talking about Into the Mountain and reading an extract from the book. The programme will be available shortly after broadcast http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09dh9jy