We took the City Sightseeing Glasgow Open Top Bus Tour on our first full day in Scotland. It was cold and drizzling, as we’d expected, but that didn’t keep us from climbing to the open top to view the city.
Stories of ancient wells and springs have long captured my attention, so when a rogue frog on the loose in a small village of Wales became the focus of A Trace of Copper, I seized upon the opportunity to include one in my story. Where better for such a creature to make itself a home?
Anne Renwick takes you on location of her book, In Pursuit of Dragons, to Doune Castle lies northwest of Edinburgh in Stirlingshire.
Take a gWhat about the Isle of Lewis? While writing THE IRON FIN, I’d spent SO much time on Google, looking, reading about the place both now and in times long past that I couldn’t wait to see it with my own eyes.limpse at some sights on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland, where Anne set parts of her story, The Iron Fin.
Why is A Trace of Copper set in Wales? Because it’s one of the most beautiful countries I’ve ever visited. It’s been years, and I still can’t stop thinking about it.
Barcelona. It’s a beautiful old city with amazing architecture. But one of the things we found fascinating is an odd Christmas tradition they have. A pooping log.
It’s no real surprise that I’ve set a story in Wales, one of the most magical places I’ve ever visited. Though I spent a mere three days in the country, I’ve never been able to forget it.
When we took a family trip to Britain, one of the places I insisted upon visiting was Gretna Green.
One of my greatest weaknesses are castles. Ruined or restored, I adore them. One of my all-time favorites is Burg Eltz.