Raynor Winn: A Walk on the Wild Side

  • Thu 17 Aug 10:00 - 11:00
  • Baillie Gifford Sculpture Court
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Raynor Winn: A Walk on the Wild Side

In The Salt Path, Raynor Winn told the story of a healing walk on the South West Coast Path with her unwell husband, Moth. Winn’s third book, Landlines, recounts Raynor and Moth’s most ambitious walk yet – an epic 1,000-mile journey starting with the Cape Wrath trail and ending in Cornwall. Crystalline nature writing shot through with compassion and humour, this is literature for those who wander. In conversation with Claire Urquhart.

Categories: Environment/Nature, Health/Wellbeing, Travel/Adventure

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