A Brush with Burns

A Brush with Burns – poems by Robert Burns and illustrated by Elizabeth Blackadder. The words of Robert Burns, the famous Scots bard, illustrated by Elizabeth Blackadder in her own delightful and original manner. £9.99 (p&p – £4 UK, Europe £8, US $13) ISBN 9780954396152  A Brush with Burns  Read More

Greatrex – Forger and Photographer

John Henry Greatrex (1827-76), thief, convict, actor, grocer, photographer, bankrupt, preacher, adulterer, absconder and counterfeiter, had a colourfully disreputable life, despite his entirely respectable Victorian family background. His dubious career took him from England to Australia, Scotland and America – only for him to be arrested by an extraordinarily clever Glasgow detective, for printing his own money. This is his story and though... Read More