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 Alastair McIntosh, Verene Nicolas & Book Cover Pictures for Media Use


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November 2023, at the GalGael Trust in Glasgow, courtesy of Hannah Close, if possible please acknowledge her. (File sizes around 3 MB).
August 2021, Armadale Castle, Isle of Skye, courtesy of Sara Bain of SEALL, if possible please acknowledge her. (File size up to 17 MB).
July 2018, Joint Services Command & Staff College,Shrivenham. Taken to mark 21st year of guest lecturing on nonviolence at the college (Advanced Command & Staff Course). Credit: UK Defence Academy (9 MB file sizes).
July 2017, courtesy of Andrew Firth, taken in London for High Profiles interview.

Please credit photographer and wherever possible give link: http://www.firthphoto.co.uk

June 2017 at Lossiemouth Harbour, Scotland. Taken on occasion of visiting the retired trawlerman and fisheries writer, David Thomson.


Photos: Nick Underdown

Giving a public lecture at the Mackintosh School of Art, Glasgow, January 2015.

Photo: Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

Outer Hebrides, 2015, looking west from N Uist towards the Isle of Boreray

Photo: Vérène Nicolas

Outer Hebrides, 2015, looking north from N Uist towards the Isle of Harris and Roineabhal, the mountain once threatened by a superquarry

Photo: Vérène Nicolas

Taken at home at Govan, Glasgow, 2015.

Photo: Matt Carmichael

Taken in Govan, Glasgow, Aug 2014

Photo: Michael Newton


Taken at home in Govan, Glasgow, Oct 2010.

Photo: Dominique Carton



Taken in the Harris Hills, Outer Hebrides, October 2009, 5 months after I'd made the Poacher's Pilgrimage and with gear the same as for the walk. A cropped version of this may be used as the cover photo in the book being published in June 2016.

Photo: Vérène Nicolas



Ironically these were both taken at a sustainability meeting in the boardroom of my "auld enemy", Lafarge of Harris superquarry fame, in March 2008.

Photo: "(C) Médiathèque Lafarge - Alain Le Breton". (Lafarge and the photographer have given me permission to make general use of these images.)


Vérène Nicolas & Alastair McIntosh


Taken in Co Mayo, Ireland, May 2016, on the 20th anniversary of our meeting there.


Photo: Selfie



Vérène Nicolas, Loch Lomond, 2017

Photo: Alastair McIntosh



Hi-res images of bestsellers and most recent books

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Riders on the Storm: the Climate Crisis and the Survival of Being (Birlinn 2020) - this is the revised 2021 cover for the reprint (not a new edition, just a reprint that now includes endorsements and reviews).

Video link - may be embedded - here (shows old cover)

Riders on the Storm (2020)

Back cover, the 2021 reprint, now with endorsements added

Poacher's Pilgrimage (Paperback 2016)

This cover is the 2018 paperback, both UK & USA editions

Video link - may be embedded - here (shows old cover)


Spiritual Activism (2015)

Video link - may be embedded - here

Alternative video - with co-author Matt - here

Hell and High Water (2008)
Soil and Soul (2001 & 2004)