Book List:8 titles
  • 'Stories are something you carry with you, something to last your entire life, to be passed on to your children, and their children for evermore.'Duncan Williamson Duncan Williamson, one of Scotland's Traveling People, has been celebrated as the bear...


  • 'Stories are something you carry with you, something to last your entire life, to be passed on to your children, and their children for evermore.'Duncan Williamson Duncan Williamson came from a family of Traveling People, who told stories around the ...


  • Devil stories are always fascinating, entertaining and disturbing. These twenty tales, re-told by one of Scotland's master storytellers, are a fascinating insight into Traveller beliefs about evil, temptation and suffering in which the Devil exists n...


  • Introduced by Barbara McDermittThe telling of tales and the oral tradition in Scotland has long and honourable history, both in the annals of the folk and in the more formal pages of literary publication. Writers as different as Hogg, Scott, Stevenso...


  • No stories were more potent, more engaging, more subtle or profound than these half-animal, half-human tales of the sea. Time and time again listeners enthralled by Duncan Williamson's lore would ask him for the silkie tale. Duncan grew up with the s...


  • Duncan Williamson was a Scottish traveller who went on to become one of Britain's master story-tellers. During his lifetime he was acclaimed 'the greatest English-speaking storyteller', 'the national monument of British storytelling' and, at his deat...


  • The Horsieman is the story of traditions long vanished – of traveller trades, of building tents, of routes travelled and traditional camping sites, of stories, songs, music and cures which have been the heritage and tradition of travelling people i...