The Extremis Publishing Podcast
The Great Scottish Road Trip with David M. Addison

The Great Scottish Road Trip with David M. Addison

June 2, 2021

Author David M. Addison relates some of his unexpected adventures on Scotland's North Coast 500, South-West Coastal 300 and Snow Roads Scenic Route, telling some entertaining "behind the scenes" stories about what was involved in the writing of his Exploring series of travel books.

Writers Talk About Their Work with Ian McNeish

Writers Talk About Their Work with Ian McNeish

May 5, 2021

Recorded in the great outdoors in compliance with the pandemic public health rules, author Ian McNeish engages in a lively chat about the approach he takes to the writing process, discussing the many different elements that go into the creation of his books.

Five Favourite Books with Colin M. Barron

Five Favourite Books with Colin M. Barron

April 1, 2021

Author Dr Colin M. Barron has a chat about his five favourite books - the different literary works which have most influenced him over the years, and which have come to have an impact on his own writing.

“The Anvil of Scottish History” by Murray Cook

“The Anvil of Scottish History” by Murray Cook

March 3, 2021

Archaeologist Dr Murray Cook drops in for a chat about his book "The Anvil of Scottish History: Stories of Stirling", where he considers the complex and lively history of this unique royal city. Murray discusses the changing face of Stirling over the course of millennia, detailing some extraordinary archaeological finds and many little-known historical facts about the area.

For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/the-anvil-of-scottish-history.html

“The Grocer’s Boy Rides Again” by Robert Murray

“The Grocer’s Boy Rides Again” by Robert Murray

February 3, 2021

Robert Murray talks about his book "The Grocer's Boy Rides Again: Another Slice of His Life in 1960s Scotland and Beyond", where he discusses his career in retail management and further education before moving into training in trade distribution and the corporate world - all against the backdrop of the Swinging Sixties.

For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/the-grocers-boy-rides-again.html

Five Favourite Films with Thomas A. Christie

Five Favourite Films with Thomas A. Christie

January 5, 2021

In respectful tribute to our dear friend Eddie Small, lecturer in creative writing at the University of Dundee, we are presenting a special interview that Eddie recorded with us before he sadly passed away last year. In this podcast, Eddie talks with Tom Christie about his five favourite films - the cinematic features which have most inspired Tom, and which have influenced his writing on the subject over the years.

A Brief History of Christmas in Scotland

A Brief History of Christmas in Scotland

December 4, 2020

In this festively-themed podcast, archaeologist and Scottish history expert Dr Murray Cook talks with film history and literature scholar Dr Tom Christie about the history of Christmas in Scotland. They discuss the various festive traditions which have developed over the centuries, comparing yuletide celebrations at home and abroad, to explore what makes a modern Scottish Christmas.

“From Dumyat to Mont Blanc” by Ian McNeish

“From Dumyat to Mont Blanc” by Ian McNeish

November 4, 2020

Ian McNeish describes a life of adventure in the hills and mountains of Scotland as he recounts his exciting experiences in his book "From Dumyat to Mont Blanc: Being Alive with Mountains". Ian discusses the many amazing places that he has visited, the hair-raising situations he has been through, and some of the incredible people that he has met along the way.

For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/from-dumyat-to-mont-blanc.html

“Exploring the Snow Roads” by David M. Addison

“Exploring the Snow Roads” by David M. Addison

October 1, 2020

Travel writer David M. Addison chats about his book on the subject of the famous Snow Roads Scenic Route - a stunning road trip from Blairgowrie to Grantown on Spey, featuring some of the most breathtaking scenery and fascinating historical facts in all of Scotland.

For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/exploring-the-snow-roads.html

“Travels in Time” by Colin M. Barron

“Travels in Time” by Colin M. Barron

September 3, 2020

Colin M. Barron drops in for a chat about "Travels in Time: The Story of Time Travel Cinema", his informative and entertaining guide to sci-fi movies over the decades which have focused on the perennially popular concept of travelling through time on the big screen.
For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/travels-in-time.html

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