LESLEY RIDDOCH is an award-winning broadcaster, writer and
journalist. She writes weekly columns for The Scotsman and
Sunday Post and is a regular contributor to The
Guardian, Newsnight Scotland, Scotland
Tonight and Any Questions. She is founder and
Director of Nordic Horizons, a policy group that brings Nordic
experts to the Scottish Parliament.
Lesley presented You and Yours on BBC Radio 4, The Midnight Hour on bbc2 and The People's Parliament and Powerhouse on Channel 4. She founded the Scottish feminist magazine Harpies and Quines, won two Sony awards for her daily Radio Scotland show and edited The Scotswoman - a 1995 edition of The Scots man written and edited by its female staff. She lives in Fife and is married to an Englishman who grew up in Canada.
Inspiring, galvanising analysis of the untapped potential of Scottish people power.KARINE POLWARD, singer/songwriterReading Lesley Riddoch's Blossom is like inhaling fjord air after being trapped in a sweaty backroom. Just brilliant. PAT KANE, singer and columnistBlossom confirms Lesley Riddoch's reputation as one of our top campaigning journalists. PAUL HUTCHEON, Herald