Mothers & Daughters by Catherine Simpson

Posted on March 25, 2022

Mothers and Daughters is written by One Body author Catherine Simpson. She reflects on her relationships with her mother…

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2022

Posted on March 7, 2022

Our authors are at the heart of everything we do at Saraband. This International Women’s Day, while thinking of all the…

Standing with Ukraine: how can we help?

Posted on March 2, 2022

“No mother gives birth to her child to kill or to be killed by another human being.” Uuganaa Ramsay, educator, author an…

Friends out on a walk enjoying the view

Celebrating platonic love and friendship

Posted on February 14, 2022

Like it or not, the month of February means that the veneration of romantic love is inescapable. Even more than usual, t…

National storytelling week

Posted on January 31, 2022

It’s National Storytelling Week! And it’s the beginning of the Year of Scotland’s Stories, too. January is done and dust…

Burns Night, and a Special Recipe from Sue Lawrence

Posted on January 25, 2022

Happy Burns Night!  At Saraband we’re welcoming 2022, Year of the Tiger, with open arms and renewed energy. What better…