‘The Harp to Aeolus’
Poem-inscription for the Wind-Harp made from the wood of the wych-elm tree by Mark Norris, harp-maker, for the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh.
See Valerie recite online in the film of The Wych Elm Project
Summer Exhibition 2016
Work in progress with Anna S King, fibre artist, for Dawyck Botanic Garden. Scottish Borders.
To read about Valerie’s poetry, see
Hunter, Fraser, and Keppie, Lawrence, A Roman Frontier Post and its People: Newstead 1911 – 2011, National Museums Scotland, 2012. www.nms.ac.uk/books
Northwords Now, Issue 23, Spring 2013, pp.20-21. The Spring Teller by Valerie Gillies: Review by Ted Bowman. www.northwordsnow.co.uk