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Dryburgh (Part 4)

05 Jun ’20
Dryburgh – a novel in parts (read part 3 here) 4. Dark Moon. 21st December, 1944. A slow, pink dawn crept over the snow-covered landscape, the…
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A Library of One’s Own

09 Nov ’19
‘From the moment I first ventured into a library I wanted one of my own.’ Famously, Virginia Woolf said that a woman must have money and a room of…
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Meet Polygon author Isla Dewar

07 May ’20
Isla Dewar’s first book, Keeping Up with Magda, was published in 1995. Dewar found success with her second novel, Women Talking Dirty, the film of…
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Cooking up a Storm… in Lockdown

05 May ’20
It is always a thrill when new books arrive from the printer. The boxes are delivered, the editors hover nervously, you run a knife along the tape……
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Meet our Home Office Assistants

08 Apr ’20
Working from home can be a bit lonely. However, some of us are fortunate to be sharing our workspace – please meet our home office assistants.
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Giving voice to the Lost Poets

24 Feb ’20
Creativity in the Library… On a cold February lunchtime, the legendary Lost Poets gathered at the National Library of Scotland for a 40th…
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  • Hardback | Pub: 06 Sep 2018
    £12.99

    We’re in the middle of a Gin Craze. Scarcely a day goes by without an established brand offering a fresh take on their established styles or, more likely, a new boutique distillery opening its doors – where gin is de rigueur. From Adnams to…

  • Hardback | Pub: 07 Jun 2018
    £12.99

    Rum, once the poor relation of the spirit world, has undergone a revival and is no longer seen just as the preferred tipple for tipsy pirates. The craft drinks movement has certainly stimulated the rum world, with high numbers of new artisan rum…

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Ian Buxton

‘Ian Buxton tackles the drink that used to be called “Mother’s Ruin” in a book that’s newly revised and updated to take into account the new kids on the block. …You’ll find Buxton’s learned take on products such as Harris Gin and Achroos and don’t think your choice of tonic water is any less open to innovation and variety’ – Herald on Sunday