Early Book Town and Byre Books

Early Book Town and Byre Books

We were in Wigtown for a family holiday just after it was proclaimed Scotland’s National Book Town in 1998. Thinking ‘we could do that’, we were lucky enough to find two semi derelict barns and some waste ground just off the main street that we could...
Can it really be twenty years already?

Can it really be twenty years already?

Even before Wigtown became the National Book Town Billy and I had decided that this is where we would retire to, in spite of its depressed state. I thought it was wonderful that the town was awarded this status, but I did not quite see that things would change as much...