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Nan Shepherd and the Cairngorms

Lovely to see the story that went into creating the newly redesigned  Scottish banknotes featuring Nan Shepherd. She was someone who has inspired a great many writers with her tales of the Cairngorms. A few years ago, I used Nan's book, and Robert MacFarlane's description of walking in her footsteps in 'The Old Ways' as the basis for a workshop at the Scottish Association of Geography Teacher's conference. Access the resources here. You can see the story of the notes here: