Available now: A Bit of Grit on Haystacks - A Celebration of Wainwright, edited by Dave Hewitt and featuring essays on the grumpy old Lakelander by Bill Mitchell, Val Hamilton, Ronald Turnbull, Graham Wilson, Robin N Campbell, David McVey, the late A Harry Griffin, and Ann Bowker. It's illustrated by Craig Smillie, aka the Swan (eg this drawing of Pike Rigg bothy). This May will mark 50 years since the first of AW's Lakeland guidebooks was published, and 17 January 2007 will be exactly 100 years since he was born. A Bit of Grit is a 192pp hardback, ISBN 1 902173 171, is published by Millrace Books, and can be bought direct from them for £12, p&p free: contact Millrace at 2a Leafield Rd, Disley, Cheshire, SK12 2JF, phone 01663 765080, or visit http://www.millracebooks.co.uk/book_grit.html
The following books and booklets are still available direct from TACit Press: Graham Tops and Grahamists, Alan Dawson, Clem Clements and James Gordon, £4 or £4.50 including postage; Corbett Tops and Corbetteers, Dawson / Hewitt, £3.70 (£4.20 inc p&p); Grahams and New Donalds, Dawson / Hewitt, £2.80 (£3.20); The Hewitts and Marilyns of Wales, Dawson, £2 (£2.40), of England, Dawson, £2 (£2.40), of Ireland, Clements, £3.70 (£4.20), World Tops and Bottoms, Grant Hutchison, £2 (£2.40), Munro's Fables, Hutchison / Chris Tyler, £5 (£5.50) and Walking the Watershed, Hewitt, £6.50 (£7.50). Also: The Relative Hills of Britain (Dawson, published by Cicerone, 1992): £9.50 inc p&p.
T-shirts: Only mediums remain of the St Kilda design (no L or XL). £14 each, or £21 with a six-issue TAC sub. Just one TAC33 shirt remains (size L): £7 or £14 with a sub.
A six-issue subscription to The Angry Corrie (which comes out more or less quarterly, although don't set your watch by it) costs £9.
Cheques: for subs/shirts, The Angry Corrie; for non-Grit books/booklets, TACit Press. Address: 3 Ferry Orchard, Cambuskenneth, Stirling, FK9 5ND.
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