An exploration of the Orkney archipelago, its history, customs, myths, landscape and people, interlaced with tender encounters with a father suffering from dementia.

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Voices in the Garden 

A sequence of poems following the life and times of Joan of Arc, through the voices of those who knew her.

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Letters North 

This collection captures the shifting relationship between humankind and our natural surroundings, including the sometimes harsh and sometimes harmonious conditions in which we live.

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Poems inspired by Julie-ann’s connections with Ireland, its people, culture and history. The poems bring together aspects of a person cohering in one place, and raises questions about how who we are relates to the places where we live.

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