Katie MacLean

Margaret Leigh is the author of Driftwood and Tangle, Highland Homespun, Harvest of the Moor and My Kingdom for a Horse. A women of great independence she moved to Scotland from Cornwall in 1939, making the entire journey on horseback! She stayed in the Highlands throughout the war, returning to Cornwall in the late 1940s. A Spade Among the Rushes reprinted has three times for Birlinn and is one of the classics of highland life written by a sympathetic and sharply observant outsider.