Category: Wee Bessie

News about our book project Wee Bessie

Wee Bessie Update

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Posted by , February 8, 2020

We were so chuffed to have been sent these photos.The aim of the project was to get children and adults talking about Traveller culture and we have achieved this.We are proud to be part of something positive.

Meet David G Pullar

Wee Bessie
Posted by , July 9, 2019

Meet the author of our book Wee Bessie. David G Pullar is a prefessional gardener from Montrose, since the age of 16 David has been showcasing the histories, traditions and customs of Scotlands travelling people.The great grandson of much celebrated Traveller Betsy Whyte has found inspiration in her work and life, especially her connection with nature. […]

Introducing Ruthie

Wee Bessie
Posted by , June 13, 2019

Meet the illustrator of our book Wee Bessie. Ruthie Redden Artist is an artist and illustrator based in Galloway on Scotland’s beautiful wild southwest coast in the artists town of kirkcudbright. Through her research Ruthie explores the folklore, history and tradition rooted in Scotland’s past, much of it on the brink of being lost.  As […]

Wee Bessie Project

Wee Bessie
Posted by , May 19, 2019

We are very excited to tell everyone that we have secured funding from The National Lottery Awards for All for a new book project. “The Yellow on the Broom” by Betsy Whyte is being reworked for a new audience by her grandson, David Pullar. Aimed at sharing the stories of Scottish Travellers’ culture with a […]