Category Archives: Theatre

Chris Hadfield

Chris Hadfield I went to see Colonel Chris Hadfield, the Canadian astronaut of some considerable fame, speaking at the Usher Hall last week. Talk about inspirational! His 90-minute presentation with videos, sound, imagery and even song, was as enlightening as it was gripping, … Continue reading

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A Couple of New Releases

Bit of a mad weekend: two books released, a play, a lot of writing, more reading, and a new project on the horizon. Let me explain. New Crime Novella Released On Friday my newest crime book was released to the … Continue reading

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Pop Up Theatre Comes to Leith

Image: Siege Perilous Mad at Marketing A rather hectic day as it turned out. The 3 Ebook Deal began to take off in the evening, with word of mouth actually having a visible effect on visits to the promo page, … Continue reading

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Tearing Off Tights With My Teeth

Image: Khali Darasu I haven’t slept well for the past three nights. In fact, I’ve hardly slept at all. When I do finally get to sleep, I feel it’s been such a struggle to get there that when I wake … Continue reading

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Culture in Glasgow

Image: Samantha Nicol It’s been some weekend! I started last Friday off with a very large and strong black coffee (apparently this is called an Americano in some places—places I now avoid) and a healthy and bountiful morning roll with … Continue reading

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A Right Royal Day Out

Image: simplyairlines.com My mother came to town yesterday and what a day we did have. We were all over and took in royalty, government, museums, pubs, a meal and a show. And all the while the sun shone brightly and … Continue reading

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Masterplan

Image: Patrick Hoesly Saturday was a fun day. Up and out the house early but not to a coffee shop or anything like that, to Waverley train station and the 10am to Glasgow Queen Street. My target destination: St Mirren … Continue reading

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