Book of the Week: Wee Bessie

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Join Wee Bessie Townsley on her travels as she lives her unconventional life with her family and faithful dog Ricky, while longing for the herald of spring.  Wee Bessie is inspired by the childhood of Scottish Traveller Betsy Whyte, one of the travelling communities most celebrated storytellers, who recalled extraordinary real-life tales in her autobiography ‘The Yellow on the Broom’. …

Iconic Traveller story set in Angus to be adapted for children

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Scottish classic to be adapted into illustrated children’s book The cultural classic ‘The Yellow on the Broom’, which tells the tale of Betsy Whyte’s life as a Scottish Traveller is to be adapted into an illustrated children’s book, ‘Wee Bessie’.  Over nine thousand pounds of funding from The National Lottery, Awards for All has been awarded to the charity, Heart …