“The joy of paintings like these is that they give free reign to imagination. Light and dark, shards of colour, foreboding, triumph and disaster – all of it suggested here and allowing the past to come to life. I have loved many of Iona’s paintings over the years and, as a resident of Stirling, I especially enjoy catching fresh glimpses of places I know, seen through someone else’s questioning and wondering eyes.” Dr Neil Oliver, Broadcaster, historian, archaeologist and author
“a vivid and moving evocation of the life of a stoical and determined Queen” Dr Rosalind K Marshall, author of Mary of Guise, Queen of Scots  on ‘And Yet it Stands’  Chapel Royal Stirling Castle
“I’m very glad that someone is painting pictures like this. History is far too important to be left to the historians…..It is exhilarating to see such creativity.” Elspeth King, Director  Smith Museum and Art Gallery, Stirling


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