Designed, typeset, art directed and print managed numerous books while at the award winning Freight Books, based in Scotland.
Oversaw the design and production of many large publications for Walt Disney.
Produced layouts and commissioned various illustrations and photography for a number of leading membership magazines including: The RPS Journal, Surgeons News and Historic Scotland Magazine.
In 1952, Linda Cracknell's father embarked on a hike through the Swiss Alps. It was the last walk he would ever take. Linda retraces that fateful journey 50 years later, following the trail of the man she barely knew. This collection of walking tales take their theme from that pilgrimage. The walks trace the contours of memories, following friends, writers, and relations along trails across mo... read more
When Alan Rowan finished his shifts as a sub-editor at a national newspaper at midnight, he knew he was too jacked up on deadline adrenaline to attempt sleep. At the same time, he was starting to worry if he would ever complete his ambition: to reach the summit of every "Munro" in Scotland—those peaks of over 3000 feet. One crazy night, he decided upon a single solution to both problems. He wo... read more
Twenty-two of the 23 children in a rural village die in a disaster. By chance, the 'wrong' child, Dog Evans, lives. Crippled with survivor's guilt, his parents abandon Evans to a feral life at the margins. He is shunned by those left behind, for whom his presence is a daily insult, a reminder of unbearable loss. As the action moves from past to present and back, we learn what took place and it... read more
In the early 1980s a young woman in her mid-20s from Glasgow s East End had a dream of reviving Kate Cranston s legendary Willow Tea Rooms, designed by world-renowned architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. 34 years on, Anne Mulhern s Willow Tea Rooms have baked over a million cakes and brewed hundreds of thousands of gallons of tea, continuing to delight a customer base of loyal Glaswegians and ... read more
A woman asks her new lover:Why don’t you write about me?legs parted wry smile between dark curlsmaybe I will.What follows is a powerful, explicit and vivid collection that follows the peaks and troughs of one man’s relationships. Whether read alone or shared with the one you love, this is a collection wrought with sexual tension that will leave you gasping.
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