I’m a greeny, feminist, pagan, information-wrangler and blogger. Pro-indy. Anti-capitalist. Tha mi ag-ionnsachadh Gàidhlig cuideachd
I write about a variety of things that interest me. The categories I use here are:
About In Louis’ Wake
So, you ask, who is this Louis person anyway?
I named my blog after writer, poet, traveller and all round good guy Robert Louis Stevenson.
Since I read my first of his books – An Inland Voyage – I’ve felt connected to, and inspired by, Stevenson’s work. His methods and ideas of travel appealed to me deeply. His adventure stories entertained me. Then, when I found myself working in the very library where he had studied, I decided to fully embrace our connection.
It’s ‘Louis’ not ‘Robert’ because that’s how he was known to his friends and family – and ‘Wake’ because he’s dead… and because my first experience of his work was the story of a journey by canoe.
And that’s it. I bet you’re sorry you asked now 🙂