Did you ever want to know where J. K. Rowling was born? Or where Mary Queen of Scots spent her last night? Well, even if these questions didn’t keep you awake last night, and even if you are not planning a trip to Edinburgh, the newly published Edinburgh Celebrity City Guide is an intriguing read. It details the lives of 100 of the city’s most famous people, along with illustrations and maps of where they lived, worked, or dallied.
Designing and producing this book was a real labour of love. The author had first envisioned the book to have a map on each page with each famous person. I determined that this wasn’t feasible and it took many, many tries to get it just right. Just call me a dog with an old blanket – or you can call me plain old stubborn. Who knew that there were so many ways to cross-reference each celebrity with each map.
But just like scaling Arthur’s Seat, we managed to pull off another great publication. And if you can say lang may yer lum reek you just might have to take that trip to bonnie Scotland.