At the time of my Alba novellas, the structural landscape of Scotland was just as diverse as its people. I thought I'd give you a visual taste of some of the buildings you might see if you wandered into my books. 😉 Brochs These weren't much in use at the time of Daughters… Continue reading Friday Fact: Structures of Alba
Friday Fact: Born to be King?
You might know the song about Bonnie Prince Charlie, about him being "the lad that's born to be King". The Jacobites believed him to be the rightful king of Scotland based on the accident of his birth. But before the Medieval Normans got a hold of Scotland - or Alba as it was once known… Continue reading Friday Fact: Born to be King?
Friday Fact: How to pronounce Gaelic
My latest books, Daughters of Alba, have a lot of Gaelic (Gaidhlig) in them. A lot. When I wrote them I was having fun with learning the language and trying to make my work as authentic as possible. But some of my early readers begged me for a pronunciation guide. So, in honour of D… Continue reading Friday Fact: How to pronounce Gaelic