|15th August 2021|
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This is a seated event.
Award-winning writer and doctor Gavin Francis discusses two of his books at Fringe by the Sea. Intensive Care: a GP, a Community, & Covid-19 is a deeply touching account of caring for a society in crisis follows the effects of Covid-19 in both urban and rural communities through the eyes of a GP based in Edinburgh and working in Orkney. In Island Dreams – Mapping an Obsession, Gavin examines our collective fascination with islands. He blends stories of his own travels with psychology, philosophy and great voyages from literature, shedding new light on the importance of islands and isolation in our collective consciousness.
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