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Winner of Travel Bursary

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I'm delighted to be the winner of the Mairi Hedderwick Travel Bursary 2016 for my writings on Bolivia. The support from the bursary will mean I can attend a residential travel writing course this August at Moniack Mhor - Scotland's creative writing centre. Hopefully this will help me complete...

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‘Summer in South Georgia’ sent to print

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After a few very intense months of design and editing we have hit the print button on ‘Summer in South Georgia!’ It has been an exhaustive process of fine combing the text for errors and photo corrections that came down to quibbling over the inclusion of individual snow...

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Journey to South Georgia


I'm just back from an epic 15,000 mile return journey to the Antarctic isle South Georgia where I was the artist in resident for The South Georgia Heritage Trust for six weeks. Just getting there and back from Scotland has been an adventure in itself. My return trip included a...

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Animal training at Edinburgh Zoo

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I'm writing an article on animal training at Edinburgh Zoo and had the the chance to hang out with Jambi the Sumatran tiger and the one-horned rhinos Bertus and Samir. This is my first attempt at photographing animals and great practice for the much greater challenge of capturing the...

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Devon coastal walk

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I'm recently back from a cracking trip to devon. I camped with my son Tom and a friend of his at Malcombe near east Prawl. These photos are from a day spent walking, swimming and cricket hunting around the south Devon coast to Vanerics cove. 

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