Gullane is a small town of a few thousand people a dozen miles east of Edinburgh. Gullane Hill stands out proud and solitary - according to locals, it was put there by God so it could be used for golf and nothing but. This is an account of a year the author and his family spent there.
Curtis Gillespie has received numerous awards for his fiction, including the Danuta Gleed Literary Award from the Writer's Union of Canada. His non-fiction has appeared in publications in Canada, the United States and Great Britain, and his writing on politics, sports, science and the arts has earned him three National Magazine Awards. He lives in Edmonton with his wife and two daughters.