MIND’S EYE: A JOURNEY THROUGH LIFE, LANDSCAPE AND EXPRESSION, by Kate Philp. Published by Handsel Press (www.katephilp.co.uk). £19.95. Hardback.

THIS high-quality coffee table book showcases a collection of paintings by a Berwickshire-based artist from the last 20 years of her work. It features the Highlands and Islands, the Scottish Borders and the Northumberland coast and countryside.
Commenting on the book, writer Alexander McCall Smith says: “Words and pictures come together beautifully in this fascinating book. Anyone interested in how an artist is inspired will delight in Kate Philp’s account of her painting and background.”