A Bit of Grit on Haystacks - A Celebration of Wainwright, edited by Dave Hewitt and featuring essays on old flat-cap himself 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. May 2005 marked 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 www.millracebooks.co.uk
Also new from Millrace are The Riddle of Sphinx Rock, the life and times of Great Gable, by Ronald Turnbull, and A Measure of Munros, by Graham Wilson (illustrated by Gerry Dale). Each normally sells for £13.95, but they're available to TAC readers for £12 each or £20 for any two of the three. Just contact Millrace direct (and please mention TAC).
The following books and booklets are 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 depending which way the wind's blowing) costs £9.
Cheques: for subs/shirts, The Angry Corrie; for non-Millrace books/booklets, TACit Press. Address: 3 Ferry Orchard, Cambuskenneth, Stirling, FK9 5ND.
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