Me on Dr. Johnson in the Hebrides

Latest article for Chronicles – “An Englishman in his Near Abroad”

The August issue of Chronicles has my article on Samuel Johnson’s celebrated trip to the Hebrides – seven pages of Pictish/Celtic legend, Culdees, Vikings, golden eagles, sea-storms, and of course the great man at his most relaxed and clubbable. Not available on line, so you will need to subscribe, but who wouldn’t want to read about Johnson, or places like this?Cuilinns, Skye

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