A visit to Dumfries Museum and a review of Secret Dumfries by Mary Smith

Robbie Cheadle is on a tour of the UK and Scotland and met up with Mary Smith author of both fiction and non-fiction books. In particular about Scotland. Robbie read Secret Dumfries in preparation for her trip and also reviews the book here.

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I chose Scotland for our holiday destination this year with the proviso that we travel via York and visited the Bronte Museum, a placed I have longed to visit ever since I read about the tiny books produced by the Bronte siblings.

On Tuesday morning, after a brief visit to York and the Lake District, we drove to Dumfries in Scotland. Dumfries is a small town situated on the River Nith and is the place where famous Scottish poet, Robert Burns, lived for the last years of his life and died.

I was excited as we were meeting up with fellow blogger and author, Mary Smith, who had kindly offered to show us around her beautiful and historic town. Mary has written two non-fiction books about Dumfries and its history and a third is in the process of being finalised for publication. I bought and read a copy of Secret…

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