In 1997, at the age of 24, Sarah Jane Douglas lost her mother to breast cancer. Alone and adrift in the world, she very nearly gave up hope- but she’d made a promise to her mother that she would keep going no matter what. So she turned to the beautiful, dangerous, forbidding mountains of her native Scotland.
By walking in her mother’s footsteps, she learns to accept her own troubled past, finding the strength to overcome her grief – and ultimately, to carry on in the face of her own diagnosis twenty years later.
Searingly honest and utterly relatable, bringing the exhilarating triumphs and challenges of mountain walking to life with wit, charm and raw candour, Just Another Mountain is a story of hope and redemption, and of how we can learn to live and to love. An award-winning artist, Sarah Jane Douglas is also a mother, a mountain lover and a survivor. She is a former primary school teacher and is currently a self-employed gardener and artist.
Join Sarah on her extraordinary personal odyssey.
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