Today we had a visit from Leith Author Marianne Wheelaghan:
Here she is as a child with her Grandad at Leith Docks:
Here she is peeping out behind two of her eight siblings:
Marianne has some wonderful memories of visiting Leith Docks with her Dad. Press the orange play button below to hear about her adventures (including Great Aunt Jazzy legs) or listen on soundcloud here.
Marianne launches her latest crime thriller ‘Food of Ghosts’ at Blackwells in Edinburgh tomorrow night. Read more here.
Marianne is one of the three brilliant local writers who will be sharing their Memories of Leith here in Leith Library during Book Week Scotland.
Join us on Saturday 1st December at 3.30pm – 4.30pm for readings about:
- Leith in the early 1900s from Best Selling Author Millie Gray
- Leith in 1974 from My Favourite Place competition winner Marianne Paget.
- Growing up in Leith in the sixties with Marianne Wheelaghan.