Shortlisted for the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize 2021.
Windswept takes an exhilarating journey from the author’s care-free childhood tramping the Welsh valleys to the remote journeys of extraordinary women who walked to find minds of their own and assert their independence – Frieda Lawrence, Gwen John, Nan Shepherd, Georgia O’Keeffe and Simone de Beauvoir among them.
‘An invigorating paean to the liberating power of rural rambles . . . unfailingly interesting and even revelatory.’ The Wall Street Journal
Rock, Root and Bird
The Living Mountain, thankfully, is a treasure that, rather like the Cairngorms it describes so wondrously, stands alone in space and time. Happening on it at any point in one’s reading life brings...Read more