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A traumatic tale that led to lifelong love of reading

20 June 2020
A traumatic tale that led to lifelong love of reading

A traumatic tale that led to lifelong love of reading

20 June 2020

ArtyNess: Barbara Henderson shares how a scooter accident as a five-year-old started a love affair with books


Community spirit created these stay at home stories for children

06 June 2020
Community spirit created these stay at home stories for children

Community spirit created these stay at home stories for children

06 June 2020

ArtyNess: Barbara Henderson reveals the free anthology she has been working on during lockdown – and it's a real treat for youngsters


Putting pen to paper on a fresh project

23 May 2020
Putting pen to paper on a fresh project

Putting pen to paper on a fresh project

23 May 2020

ArtyNess: Barbara Henderson takes note of the story sprite as a new idea starts to fill the pages of a cherished book


The changing landscape of lockdown reading

09 May 2020
The changing landscape of lockdown reading

The changing landscape of lockdown reading

09 May 2020

ArtyNess: As First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tackles some heavy reading to help her relax, Barbara Henderson looks at the success of the printed word


The benefits of learning in a time of lockdown

25 April 2020
The benefits of learning in a time of lockdown

The benefits of learning in a time of lockdown

25 April 2020

ArtyNess: Barbara Henderson gets the brain cells in gear to help her creative mind get through the lockdown


Spare a thought for writers missing the buzz of their book launch

11 April 2020
Spare a thought for writers missing the buzz of their book launch

Spare a thought for writers missing the buzz of their book launch

11 April 2020

ArtyNess: Barbara Henderson celebrates those newborn books that aren't getting the recognition they deserve due to the coronavirus restrictions


A new chapter in everybody's story of life

28 March 2020
A new chapter in everybody's story of life

A new chapter in everybody's story of life

28 March 2020

ArtyNess: Barbara Henderson turns to the camera to share her stories, while bookshops have been doing their bit in testing times


Love for the printed book is still strong

14 March 2020
Love for the printed book is still strong

Love for the printed book is still strong

14 March 2020

Barbara Henderson encourges folk to rediscover their love of books with a trip to Leakey's Bookshop, Inverness.


What a Saga!

29 February 2020
What a Saga!

What a Saga!

29 February 2020

ArtyNess: Being stranded in Orkney turns out to be an inspiration for Barbara Henderson as she researches for her new novel


A love letter to the master of menace

14 February 2020
A love letter to the master of menace

A love letter to the master of menace

14 February 2020

ArtyNess: Barbara Henderson marks Valentine's Day with a look at that moment she fell for the writing of Robert Louis Stevenson


Publishing in the north of Scotland is in rude health

01 February 2020
Publishing in the north of Scotland is in rude health

Publishing in the north of Scotland is in rude health

01 February 2020

ArtyNess: Book lover Barbara Henderson sings the praises of publishers in the north of Scotland which are flying high at the moment


Keep calm and carry on... writing and reading!

18 January 2020
Keep calm and carry on... writing and reading!

Keep calm and carry on... writing and reading!

18 January 2020

ArtyNess: It may be a new decade but it's back to book business for Barbara Henderson, who has a few tips for avid readers and intrepid writers


Books shine a light in darkness of winter

21 December 2019
Books shine a light in darkness of winter

Books shine a light in darkness of winter

21 December 2019

ArtyNess: Barbara Henderson tells a tale of long nights and how best to get through the darkness – with a new idea born in the Highlands


The long and winding road

07 December 2019
The long and winding road

The long and winding road

07 December 2019

ArtyNess: Barbara Henderson hops on the mobile library van and discovers a vital service that provides reading and social interaction in rural areas


Make the most of Book Week Scotland!

21 November 2019
Make the most of Book Week Scotland!

Make the most of Book Week Scotland!

21 November 2019

ArtyNess: Barbara Henderson says there is still time to get along to some fabulous events as part of the Scottish Book Trust's flagship initiative


Quiz has all the answers to inspire kids

09 November 2019
Quiz has all the answers to inspire kids

Quiz has all the answers to inspire kids

09 November 2019

ArtyNess: Barbara Henderson takes part in a book quiz with a difference as school teams battle for the chance to qualify for final in New Zealand


Don’t dismiss influence of the book blog

26 October 2019
Don’t dismiss influence of the book blog

Don’t dismiss influence of the book blog

26 October 2019

ArtyNess: Barbara Henderson highlights the importance of book bloggers to get the word out.


Thousands come together to share the joy of reading

12 October 2019
Thousands come together to share the joy of reading

Thousands come together to share the joy of reading

12 October 2019

ArtyNess: As records tumble at Doha, Barbara Henderson celebrates a record-breaking achievement closer to home


Open a new leaf at city's book festival

28 September 2019
Open a new leaf at city's book festival

Open a new leaf at city's book festival

28 September 2019

ArtyNess: Barbara Henderson is hoping you're not all booked up for next weekend, so you can enjoy the range of free events at the NessBookFest


Book lovers unite!

14 September 2019
Book lovers unite!

Book lovers unite!

14 September 2019

ArtyNess: Barbara Henderson is scratching the itch with a trip to the Edinburgh International Book festival before returning north for NessBookFest


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