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Maggie Fergusson

Maggie Fergusson

is a former culture editor of 1843. She is the biographer of George Mackay Brown

In solitude what happiness?

Loneliness is silent, invisible and as deadly as a smoking habit. Maggie Fergusson seeks out those beside themselves at being by themselves

This island life

In remote Orkney, life is governed by the seasons. While winter heralds gales and stormy seas, it also brings a special kind of peace