The first haar of spring
Noticing the signs, sounds and strange magic of the first haar of spring over eastern Scotland.
Family, footsteps, and the forest
A walk, and many memories, at the edge of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.
Returning to, and reflecting on, social media
How can writers and creatives navigate the ever-changing tides of social media?
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.
Is there a cost to curating our lives on Instagram?
Our lives aren’t always beautiful enough to follow.
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.
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