Arran Coastal Way – a new guide

Rucksack Readers is a specialist publisher that has produced over 35 weather proof guidebooks for walkers, trekkers and cyclists since 2000. New for 2018, they have published a guide to The Arran Coastal Way which, in 2017, was recognised as one of Scotland’s Great Trails. Written by Jacquetta Megarry, it contains all you need to plan and enjoy …

Book Review: Axel Munthe – The Road to San Michele by Bengt Jangfeldt

Axel Munthe: The Road to San Michele by Bengt Jangfeldt, reviewed by Alan Bellamy Arran residents, like the residents of all Scottish islands, know that you need to be a bit different, perhaps a bit of a ‘character’, to move to and live on a small and hilly island. “Axel Munthe: The Road to San …

A Book Review – Whose Word Is It?

The Story Behind Who Changed the New Testament and Why by Bart D Ehrman Ehrman is an eminent biblical scholar and is currently the James A Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina who according to his Wikipedia entry is one of North America’s leading scholars in his field which …