Tag Archives: Scottish history

Fiona Macleod on Skylight Press

Much is still uncertain and undiscovered about the Scottish writer, William Sharp. Born in Paisley on the 12th September 1855, William Sharp passed away on the 12th of December 1905. He was buried within Castello di Maniace in Sicily, Italy at fifty … Continue reading

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Take a Wee Tour of Scotland with author, Steve Blamires

Steve Blamires has published two books with Skylight Press, including the recent Chronicles of the Sidhe about the enigmatic Scottish writer, Fiona Macleod. Steve is originally from the Isle of Arran in the west of Scotland where the Gaelic and … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of the Sidhe by Steve Blamires

Forth from his breast the old man drew A lute that once on a rowan-tree grew: And, speaking no words, began to play “Over the hills and far away.” For a thirteen-year period, the reclusive Scottish writer Fiona Macleod enthralled … Continue reading

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Steve Blamires on Skylight Press

Steve Blamires comes from the heart of Robert Burns country, the port town of Ayr on the Firth of Clyde in the south-west of Scotland, where Celtic culture and the Gaelic language still thrives.  On a very clear day in … Continue reading

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