A Bookworm’s Guide to Scotland: Spot of the Week

A Bookworm’s Guide to Scotland: Spot of the Week

One of the many terrific things about books is that you can read them virtually anywhere: under the sheets, in the bath, while flying, on a rollercoaster—well, maybe not that last one, especially if it goes upside down. A good read is a must, however, when you’re out exploring and you find a treasure of a spot to …

Exploring Scotland’s Munros

Exploring Scotland’s Munros

Is there any better way to experience nature than looking at the beautiful view from the summit of a mountain?A Munro is a Scottish mountain higher than 914 meters (3000 feet), named after the mountaineer Sir Hugh Munro who catalogued them all in 1891. Sir Hugh Munro died 100 years ago, so in a BBC …

My Week Trying to Find People Reading Books... (2/2)

My Week Trying to Find People Reading Books… (2/2)

On the third day I decided I needed to leave the house and at least communicate with other human beings, so I went down to a local café to write. It was packed, but no one was reading. The most I saw was a group of people in Star Wars t-shirts hunched over a board game; and behind them a group …

My Week Trying to Find People Reading Books... (1/2)

My Week Trying to Find People Reading Books… (1/2)

You hardly ever see anyone reading anymore, which is a bit of shame when working for a publisher for whom so much time and energy goes into creating lovingly crafted books. So in a spirit of enquiry I decided to spend a week literally logging in a notebook the number of people I saw out and about reading actual books.  …

Happy St Patrick's Day 2019!

Happy St Patrick’s Day 2019!

March 17th is right around the corner, and all of us at Ringwood wish you a very happy St. Patrick’s Day. The city of Glasgow has had a long and colourful relationship with Ireland over the centuries, and so as a proudly Glaswegian publisher, with some truly fantastic Scottish-Irish authors, we wanted to brush up on our history …

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