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All is not perfect, but let's celebrate booky wonders!

All is not perfect, but let's celebrate booky wonders!

All is not perfect, but let's celebrate booky wonders!

ArtyNess: With things not quite going to plan, Barbara Henderson looks for the positives in the publishing world – and finds there are many


Writers celebrate close literary links

Writers celebrate close literary links

Writers celebrate close literary links

A Bulgarian-born writer living in the Highlands is to take part in an online festival bringing together some of the most-acclaimed poets and writers.


Arts Festival to get streetwise

Arts Festival to get streetwise

Arts Festival to get streetwise

Pop-up exhibitions, immersive theatre and performance poetry are some of the highlights of September's Nairn Book and Arts Festival.


Meet the new kids on the block

Meet the new kids on the block

Meet the new kids on the block

ARTYNESS: Barbara Henderson introduces some award-winning new writers who are making a name for themselves – and the north of Scotland


The power and meaning behind a real letter

The power and meaning behind a real letter

The power and meaning behind a real letter

ArtyNess: Barbara Henderson hopes we can regain some of the joy of handwritten correspondence as we endure the latest lockdown


Books can help us reflect – as well as escape – this Christmas

Books can help us reflect – as well as escape – this Christmas

Books can help us reflect – as well as escape – this Christmas

ArtyNess: Barbara Henderson recounts some festive classics that help add meaning at this special time of year


Book shines light on travel in the past

Book shines light on travel in the past

Book shines light on travel in the past

A WINDOW will be opened onto Ross-shire's travel past after a revival of the Wheels Around book series dug up photos of buses in years gone by.


Budding authors find there are many routes to publishing

Budding authors find there are many routes to publishing

Budding authors find there are many routes to publishing

ArtyNess: Barbara Henderson looks at two authors who took very different paths to publication


Book festival organisers aim to go al fresco

Book festival organisers aim to go al fresco

Book festival organisers aim to go al fresco

ORGANISERS of the annual Nairn Book and Arts Festival are planning to go al fresco in 2021.


Opening a new chapter for Major Tom

Opening a new chapter for Major Tom

Opening a new chapter for Major Tom

Delving into her grandfather's Great War scrapbook saw Vee Walker embark on a journey that has taken her much further than she could have imagined.


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