Towards the edge of spring
Some moments and memories from January and February.
Marking the new year with a familiar, favourite walk
Welcoming another new year with a beloved walk close to home.
A new name from the fog
Hill & Haar, the new name for this website, is inspired by my home on the east coast of Scotland.
Footnotes from an anxious winter
On choosing to be offline and the challenge of recovery.
Essay collection shortlisted by The Emma Press
Place Notes blends new Scottish nature writing and memoir.
Creating from the edge of a Scottish commuter town
What part does place play in creativity? It’s complicated and not always pretty.
How did you fall in love with the outdoors?
Reflecting on how my parents have shaped my love of everyday nature.