What Skeletons Are in Your Closet?
  • Edinburgh Fringe

The pioneering Statistical Accounts of Scotland systematically described 18th-century Scotland and its people, capturing glimpses of the daily lives of those forgotten by the history books in the process: Women of bad fame in Inverness; tenant farmers in Sandwick prohibited from reporting their rental agreements; pauper lunatics in Morningside If we created a modern account how would we capture the details of daily life for our own outsiders? Who would record these lives, what would we ask and what might it reveal to historians of the future? With Nicola Osborne and Helen Aiton (EDINA).