Sport & Adventure

Florence Dixie - women's football pioneer


Lady Florence Dixie and the dangerous women of Scottish women’s football

Margot McCuaig pays tribute to the women throughout history who have organised and played women’s football in Scotland in the face of condescension, opposition and even legal bans. Continue reading
Isabella Bird

Isabella Bird

Writer, explorer, trailblazer

In the second of a series of posts from Scottish PEN (a centre of PEN International, the worldwide association of writers promoting literature and freedom of expression), Jenni Calder explores the life and writing of Isabella Bird. Continue reading