Stuart History and the Digital Age

‘Under the Shadow of Widowerhood and Single Fatherhood’ Alexander Brodie of Brodie during the Cromwellian Occupation of Scotland.

Alexander Brodie of Brodie’s diary has been described by George Mullen as ‘the most important social record in the [17th] century in Scotland’[1] Indeed, it is one of the foremost diaries that give historians an insight into the religious mind of a Covenanter during that […]

Moving Towards a Digital Future I: The Migration from a Paper to an Electronic Reader.

The problem of too many books… In March 2020 just before the COVID-19 lockdown I was faced with a problem that many academics will be all too familiar with.  I had run out of book space.  For months before hand there had been pushing, shoving, […]