Writing, research and design
My writing assignments are many and varied. They all involve research and image sourcing, and I have also been the designer for a number of exhibitions, interpretive boards and publications.
Medieval Cromarty Uncovered - research, writing, design
East Church, Cromarty Guide - research and writing. Design by Iain Sarjeant
40 years of the Port of Cromarty Firth - research and writing. Design by Iain Sarjeant
- ARCH Highland (Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands) Social Accounts
- Scottish Natural Heritage: Raising Health Awareness and Healthy Activity in SNH
I have researched, written and designed many exhibitions for Cromarty Courthouse Museum and for the Cromarty Medieval Burgh Community Archaeology Project.
Links to exhibition blogs:
- Miller and Romanes: Two Local Heroes
- Celebrating Architecture
- Two Communities Changed by War exhibition and 'Defence of the Firth' book (1 page shown)
- Uncovering Medieval Cromarty
- Two exhibitions - History of the Courthouse and Cromarty Trade and Industry
Interpretation boards and leaflets
These include boards that I have designed for clients, and others where I have worked with a designer.
Several buildings - Rainings Stairs Inverness, Townhouse Inverness, New housing estate Avoch, 68 High Street Dingwall
Kirkmichael Trust interpretation of Medieval graveslabs, and gravestones and mausolea in the kirkyard
Cromarty Harbour boards covering history and wildlife (included design work)
East Church, Cromarty information boards for church and churchyard, leaflet and three booklets
St Peter's Kirk, Orkney, leaflet for Historic Churches Scotland
Nigg Pictish cross-slab in Nigg Old Church
Medieval Cromarty The work included exhibiions, leaflets, a book and two information boards - one of which was on the medieval 'well' (included design work)
Cromarty Courthouse Museum Leaflets on a number of subjects (included design work)
Black Isle Words leaflets (included design work)
Highland House of Memories (research and writing)
Highland Environment Forum, East Church, Cromarty, Resolis Community Arts, And previously . . . Cromarty Courthouse Museum, ARCH, Rural Gateway, Highland Environmental Network, Cromarty and Resolis Film Society, Cromarty Film Festival, Black Isle Words Festival, Nigg Old Church.
I update a number of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter sites for the organisations I work with.
Medieval Cromarty information boards
Newsletters, ezines, leaflets, press releases: for many of the organisations (paid and voluntary) that I work with.