Dorothy and her husband Alastair both had a deep and abiding love for Scotland and its landscapes. They travelled together frequently, and collaborated on a book about the Scottish Highlands.
Considering Perthshire, it has often occurred to me that I probably owe my marriage to Rob Roy MacGregor. A day among the romantic wild hills of Balquhidder, visiting the grave of the Highland’s best-known robber baron, and thence climbing barefoot up to the great waterfall that drops like a curtain from the mountain behind, sealed the fate of a teenage romance.
— The Scottish Highlands, p15