All items: Himalayas

John Keay speaks with James McConnachie about relics of Empire and roving Scots, the other writers in his family and the hectic schedule of non-fiction writers with new books to promote.

John Keay speaks with James McConnachie about hands-on historical researches from the Himalaya to the Highlands, his best writing advice and the idea that what historians really need is not more documents but stronger boots.

Jonathan Gregson speaks with James McConnachie about travelling the Himalaya by unorthodox means including a horse and an Enfield Bullet motorbike, and his mixed emotions about the now-vanishing Forbidden Kingdoms.