Brownsbank Cottage - Audio Slideshow

For the last thirty years of his life, Hugh MacDiarmid lived in a small cottage near Biggar. The cottage might have fallen into disrepair after his death, had it not been for the efforts of friends and supporters who put it to use as a "living museum," where writers could live and work. Author James Robertson was the first writer to be based at the cottage, and takes us inside.

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