Welcome to my blog! I’m a Lecturer in Book History and Digital Humanities at the University of Glasgow, and I’m planning to use this space to write about my use of medieval manuscripts, rare books, and archives in hands-on teaching, to discuss how we make our shared written heritage accessible and how we might improve this access, and to present some teachable features I’ve found in the archives. Most of my posts will relate to the collections held at the University of Glasgow, as that is where I have immediate access, but I may, from time to time, talk about my other favourite manuscript: the Exeter Book, Exeter MS 3501, which is held at Exeter Cathedral Library. The Exeter Book has formed a central part of my research since 2006, and its history of production and use continues to fascinate. I also work very closely with the Society of Northumbrian Scribes, based in North East England, so this will be a place where I can reflect on the work I do with them and the importance and impact of creative space for modern interaction and interpretation of the written past. Feel free to follow me on Instagram, where I regularly post ‘bits of books’ from behind the scenes at Glasgow’s collections, and on Twitter (see links to the left).