About the Author
ANNA DEACON has worked as a photographer for over a decade following a career in the music industry in London. Her photographic work has been published in The Times, The Scotsman, The Herald, Hood, The Big Issue, Refinery 29, Sunday Post and Outdoor Swimmer, and many others. She loves to photograph the great outdoors and enjoys portrait and documentary work. Anna has organised community swims, beach cleans, and fundraising for mental health charities within the swimming community.VICKY ALLAN is an award-winning journalist and author. A staff writer for the Herald on Sunday, her work has also appeared in The Times, Daily Express, Vogue, GQ, the Guardian and Scotland on Sunday. She has won awards for her travel writing, features writing and for her articles campaigning against violence against women. Her novel Stray is currently being adapted as a feature film. She has always loved the outdoors and wild places.