Category Archives: Art

Ruth Nicol and Cover Problems

I first met Ruth Nicol back in 1997 when we both worked for a now defunct life assurance company. We worked in the I.T. department, which in itself was pretty much as you’d imagine: dull, soul-sucking, and barely bare-able. My … Continue reading

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A Child Abuse Reminder from Banksy at Christmas

Image: BBC Mega busy in the day job yesterday after my boss landed a heap of trouble on my desk at the last moment. Christmas cheer abounds in the office these days, so much so in fact, that yesterday the … Continue reading

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Time is Tight and the Scotrail Fiasco Rumbles On

Image: FoxNoMad Tight with Time Things are starting to get tight with time and for once it’s NOT to do with the eternal battle between the day job and my writing career. This time, it’s Christmas versus DIY. The house … Continue reading

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The Illustrated ‘Silly Poems for Wee People’ Edges Closer

Image: Chas Stramash The temperature was almost at freezing yesterday on the way to the day job. As good a reason as any then, to stop off via the coffee shop and warm myself up. I thought I might use … Continue reading

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Slick Cover Art and a Happy Shed Seven Anniversary

Image: eFestivals An awesome day’s work yesterday and a blasting start to December! GDRs for December I started off by setting up my December plan of work, using the success of November as a springboard for launching into the next … Continue reading

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The Future is Bright

Image: Unknown I had the entire day away from the day job yesterday and it was absolute bliss. Not that I used the time to laze about, oh no, I got off my arse and got wired into tying up … Continue reading

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Onwards and Upwards

Image: Civil Society If you don’t like the wind and the rain, the last couple of days will have been utterly miserable for you here in Scotland. If, however, you quite enjoy the sound and effect of the wind and … Continue reading

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