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The Problem with Teeth…

Image: The Telegraph Bad day’s writing and it was all down to my teeth. I’d felt smashing when I got up yesterday: fresh, alert and renewed as though I’d slept the perfect sleep. Basically, I went to work feeling brilliant … Continue reading

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So That Was Christmas

Image: Getty Images It’s the gap between Christmas and New Year and all over Scotland people are gearing up for the big celebration. Very soon, we shall turn 2010 over to the bucket of history and make the leap into … Continue reading

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A Dog’s Life

Image: iStock It had been put off a while but I allowed myself a bit of a lie in on Saturday morning. With no daughter about (she was at a friend’s house) the morning started slow and easy, which is … Continue reading

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Bachelor Boy

Image: SELL Yesterday morning was all about one thing: the ticket launch for this year’s Edinburgh Book Festival. As you can see if you scroll down to yesterday’s post, I got all the tickets I was looking for. Will Self … Continue reading

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Scrabble Addiction

Image: Patrick Easter We have here a brief interlude in my Christmas/New Year holidays. Freshly passed is the Christmas holidays, packed with fun, food and frolics, and beyond today we have a real break away from home to let our … Continue reading

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Hooray For Harold Lloyd

Image: ANL.gov Those lovely people over at Eternal Press, the company that published my latest book, STELLA, are in celebration mode. 2009 was one of their best ever year’s for sales, and to celebrate it they are giving away FREE … Continue reading

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Dear Green Place

Image: The Blag.com Glasgow was brilliant this weekend; family, laughter, food, drinks, and the weather held up, too. Not that it mattered once my posterior found its way onto my sister’s couch. It could have snowed a blizzard and I … Continue reading

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Love Street Lament

Image: Wikipedia I spent the weekend through in Glasgow – another weekend away from the house, but this time for very different reasons. My sister and I made the trip through to Paisley on Saturday afternoon to watch St. Mirren … Continue reading

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Blessed Be The Saturday – Hell Be The Sunday

Image: Zenobia Joy & MKevin747 Saturday I fell asleep watching an episode of The West Wing last night, and only found out about it when Gail woke me up at 4:30am to remove my glasses and turn the TV off. … Continue reading

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Damn Pain Killers

My leg’s slowly getting better, though it was hard to judge the pain on Friday morning, the day after my first session with the osteopath. All across my abdomen, my groin, and down my right leg felt as though someone … Continue reading

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