Innerpeffray Library shelves Voyages & Travels © 2007 Scotiana
Yesterday we received this lovely message from Lara Haggerty, Library Manager & Keeper of Books at the Innerpeffray Library, in Perthshire:
Hello Janice, Mairiuna and Jean-Claude
I enjoyed reading your website and the journeys through literary Scotland and I wanted to invite [...]
Gosh…Mairiuna….we’ll miss the 2009 Edition of Wigtown Book Festival, but let us not forget to include this major event inside our 2010 itinerary. It’s a must!
Wigtown-Scotland's National Book Town
Very welcoming sign board indeed. Let’s see if I can guess which nationality lies behind each “Welcome”…
Willkommen … gotta be German.
Failte … [...]
The Wigtown Ploughman Hotel
On our next Scottish itinerary, we’ll certainly not leave Scotland without spending a day or two in Wigtown. That’s really a nice little town and of course, as we’ve already mentioned it, a fabulous place to buy books, especially the old ones we are looking for desperately and which have [...]
Books books books! What insatiable bookworms we are, Janice, ”de vrais rats de bibliothèque” as we would say in France. Are we going to become like Inspector Rebus? Remember what Ian Rankin has written about him in Knots & Crosses?
Rebus collected unread books. Once upon a time, he had actually read the books that he [...]
The Mitchell Library-2007
As you mentioned in your last post Mairiuna, Glasgow was chosen as the European City of Culture and I would like to emphasis a bit more on this “European” cover by telling you that since the extension was given to the building in the 70′-80′s, The Mitchell Library, one of Glasgow’s [...]