The last day of the Festival started late, with a walking tour of area, moving off from Edinburgh Books. Once everyone had settled down after this, Dennis O’Donnell regaled the crowd with tales of his time as a psychiatric nurse as found in his memoir.
Back to Lovecrumbs for Tea, Cake and Books with Sara Sheridan.
Sara gave the audience a potted history of the book, from its earliest inception to the current debated on copyright law. And there were cakes.
Once again to Inspace for the last event, a discussion on the future of Festivals.
Peggy Hughes was chairing the discussion with Nick Barley, director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Lisa Dempster, director of Melbourne Writers Festival, on Skype and Claire Squires of Stirling University standing in at the last minute for the Wigtown Book Festival's Adrian Turpin who had been stood up by a train.
After this everyone decanted to the Traverse bar for soothing drinks and cheeses. Another Festival over!