A Ceiling of Stars
by James Carron
James McRory Smith was a recluse who lived for over 30 years at Strathchailleach, one of the most remote cottages in Britain. Cut off from civilisation, he survived without mains water, electricity or gas. Pitting his wits against the wilderness and enduring endless isolation, his story offers a rare insight into an alternative way of life, one free of consumption and consumerism.