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Message from the Skies

Like a lot of events happening in Edinburgh I stumbled upon this one via a post I saw on Twitter and was immediately interested. So much so that I actually decided to do the walk and take the literary journey around the city that very same evening.

If you haven't heard about it, Message from the Skies is a series of projections on some of Edinburgh's buildings and landmarks (you may well have already seen them and wondered what it was all about) taking you on a literary journey around the city and incorporates in it a short story, New Year's Resurrection, by Scottish writer Val McDermid. Edinburgh has a famous literary tradition, you'll be familiar with Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to name just a few, all born here and all successful writers. But have you heard of Susan Ferrier, a contemporary of Robert Burns and considered Scotland's Jane Austen? Well, if not, this is your chance to discover her and some of the other female write…

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