Tag Archives: Book Festival

A Weekend at West Port

Image: WPBF All things considered, it was a pretty good weekend. Smashing a plate as I dropped my Sunday dinner on the floor face down last night, wasn’t perhaps the ideal way to end a week-full of blunders, but nevertheless, … Continue reading

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Lift Off at the West Port Book Festival

Image: GuerrillaGeek.com West Port Book Festival I nipped up to Peter Bell’s Books in West Port after the day job to collect my tickets for the West Port Book Festival that begins today. Over the next four days I’ll be … Continue reading

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Beer and Curry Medicine

Image: Curry Council Intensity Lull After the intensity of my blogging at this year’s Edinburgh Book Festival, September feels quiet, low and almost uninteresting on the availability of things to write about. It’s a lull that happens each year; one … Continue reading

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New Characters and Old Friends

Image: MensMeditation I cannot believe how long this week is turning out. I’m sleeping again—always good when that happens—but I nearly tripped over my eye lids on my way to the day job yesterday morning—not so good—hate it when that … Continue reading

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Old Morris Vans and Brand New Books

Image: Wikimedia.org Very slow day at the day job yesterday. The morning dragged like an exhaust scraping along behind the back of an old Morris van, so I cheered myself up by booking a table for two this Saturday in … Continue reading

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Coming Down from the Edinburgh Book Festival

Image: Horia Varlan So, the Edinburgh Book Festival is over and Charlotte Square has emptied of human life. Already it feels like another time as I adjust back into the normality of daily life: the day job, the writing, the … Continue reading

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Day 17: The Final Day of the 2011 Edinburgh Book Festival

Image: EdBookFest Walking up to Charlotte Square for the last time after such an intense, enjoyable and rewarding book festival was a low moment yesterday morning. With a full day still ahead of me, though, the magic was still there … Continue reading

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