North Ayrshire Heritage Trails

North Ayrshire Heritage Trails

North Ayrshire Heritage Trails

View of Bathing Ponds and Pavilion

North Ayrshire Heritage Trails

North Ayrshire Heritage Trails

Saltcoats, Saltpans

North Ayrshire Heritage Trails

North Ayrshire Heritage Trails

Saltcoats Mission Coast Home

Saltcoats - Home of saltpans and sea queens

Janice Galloway, born 1955; novelist

Born and raised in Saltcoats, Galloway worked as a schoolteacher for ten years before becoming a professional writer. She is well known for her novels, which include 'The Trick is to Keep Breathing' and 'Clara'. She also writes for radio and has produced collaborative works with artists and musicians, including Monster, an opera libretto written in 2002 for Scottish Opera.

Read more about Janice on her Wikipedia page. Or why not check out Janice's books on our catalogue.

Raise Street where Janice first lived in Saltcoats being demolished.
An Edwardian view of lower Raise Street where Janice lived.
The Ardrossan Academy School Orchestra with Janice at the end of the second row.

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